UMass Memorial Health Care
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Quality and Safety

Rankings

UMass Memorial Medical Center is continually working on making care safer and more cost effective and has invested in process improvements and patient-centered care programs that are winning high praise from our patients and outside sources, such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Our many successes include:
 
  • Our ranking among the best in the state and nationally for outcomes for heart attack, coronary bypass surgery and cardiac valve replacement surgery and preventing cardiac surgical infections by Mass-DAC (Massachusetts Data Analysis Center).
  • Our stroke program’s recognition by the American Heart Association.
  • Our renowned eICU care ranking of first by VISICU eICU Quality Consortium and highlighted by the Journal of the American Medical Association for significantly reducing mortality and improving patient outcomes.
  • Our central line infection rate approaching zero percent despite treating some of the sickest patients.
  • Our high scores from CMS for our surgical safety initiatives and our preventable events including retained foreign bodies, pressure ulcers, falls and blood clots.
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Quality and Safety

Today is November 17, 2017