Quality of Care

QUALITY OF CARE

Garden City Hospital voluntarily reports process of care measures to inform consumers about the quality of care delivered. A process of care measure indicates how often Garden City Hospital provides recommended treatments based on scientific evidence that is known to get the best results for certain medical/surgical conditions commonly seen in most hospitals.

Hospital Quality CompareHospital Quality Compare is a quality tool provided by Medicare that allows you to learn how well Garden City Hospital cares for patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. You can compare the quality of care Garden City Hospital provides along with other hospitals at Hospital Compare. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), along with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA).

Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA): Improving Care Through InformationThe HQA consists of organizations representing America’s hospitals that joined together with organizations representing consumers. This public-private collaborative consists of hospitals, doctors and nurses, employers and payers, accrediting and oversight organizations, and government agencies. The HQA promotes reporting on hospital quality of care and makes hospital performance accessible to the public. This information is beneficial and can help you, your health care provider, family, and friends compare quality of care to assist you in making good decisions about your own health care. This encourages Garden City Hospital to continually improve the quality of health care that is provided.

Process of Care MeasuresGarden City Hospital’s process of care measures and performance results include: