Press release provided by Mercy Health
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the most recent Hospital Compare data ranking both Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital with five stars. This rating places the Mercy Health facilities in Tiffin and Willard among the highest ranked hospitals in the nation.
The data includes specific measures of hospitals’ quality of care, many of which are updated quarterly, and the Overall Hospital Star Ratings, which were last updated in December 2017. The data is collected through CMS’s Hospital Quality Initiative programs.
“It’s an incredible honor for our team to receive this award at both hospitals for a second consecutive year,” said Lynn Detterman, president, Mercy Health – Toledo Rural Market. “We are dedicated to providing the highest quality and most compassionate care to our patients, and this rating only reaffirms all of the hard work that goes into our commitment to the Mercy Health mission.”
According to CMS, the Star Ratings were designed to drive systematic improvements in care and safety as hospitals strive to achieve and maintain high ratings.
Both Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital have been recognized as top hospitals in the region for patient safety in the past. Also recently, Mercy Health – Tiffin Home Care received a five start rating from CMS, which is based on a review of eight process and outcome quality measures
Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital additionally was listed on the 2019 Top 100 Hospital by Chartis Center for Rural Health.
“Mercy Health has provided compassionate and quality care in region for more than 160 years and we’re extremely pleased that our teams have been recognized for the outstanding work that they do every day,” said Bob Baxter, president, Mercy Health – Toledo & Lima. “Receiving this rating from CMS is further proof of Mercy Health’s commitment to remaining among the nation’s best in the care we deliver to our community.”
The Mercy Health system strives to be a leader at all or our facilities. Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital are among five Mercy Health hospitals in northwest Ohio that earned the top rating, including:
- Mercy Health – Defiance Hospital
- Mercy Health – St. Anne Hospital in Toledo
- Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima
To view the rankings, visit https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html
About Mercy Health – Toledo
Mercy Health – Toledo is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health,one of the top 20 health systems in the United States, one of the largest employers in Ohio and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Locally, Mercy Health is based in Toledo, Ohio, and serves 20 counties in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Mercy Health – Toledo provides comprehensive primary and critical care services to residents as well as a robust physician group, Mercy Health Physicians, Life Flight critical air transport services and Mercy College of Ohio. Mercy Health – Toledo is proud to provide more than $111 million in community benefit in 2017 which includes charity care and community health services. With approximately 8,800 employees; 300 employed physicians and 2,200 medical staff members, Mercy Health has been part of the Northwest Ohio community it serves for more than 163 years. Please visit mercy.com for additional information and connect with Mercy Health – Toledo on Facebook, on Twitter at @mercynwohio and on Instagram.