Defiance Regional Hospital Quality Reports
Because you want the best care possible for you and your loved ones, we provide transparent information to help you make informed decisions for all of your health care needs. In this section, quality measures are reported for the care and services delivered at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital. These measures are compared to national averages and, whenever possible, shown in half-year increments over a three-year time period.
Defiance Regional Hospital Quality Highlights
Defiance Regional Hospital received the Ohio Partnership for Excellence Bronze Level Award in 2009. Based on criteria of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, this recognition indicates a pledge to excellence.
Defiance Regional Hospital was recognized as fully meeting standards for acute myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack) by the 2008 Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Group focuses on patient safety issues.
Defiance Regional Hospital received the 2006 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence. This award recognizes organizations that have achieved 90% or above on all core measures for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (commonly known as a heart attack).
Defiance Regional Hospital is verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level III Trauma Center. As the only Trauma Center in Defiance, Defiance Regional Hospital provides 24-hour, in-house coverage by general surgeons, making it the designated resource for trauma care for patients of all ages.
Defiance Regional Hospital is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and its Accreditation Review Committee. Defiance Regional Hospital is the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Defiance.
Defiance Regional Hospital is the recipient of the Making Medicine Mercury-free Award from Practice Greenhealth. This award recognizes hospitals that have worked to eliminate mercury from their facilities and are committed to being mercury-free.
Defiance Regional Hospital is recognized as a certified Sleep Center by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for its expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with sleep disorders. Defiance Regional Hospital has the only accredited Sleep Center in Defiance.
Other Sources of Quality Measures
In addition to the information provided about ProMedica hospitals, there are other resources available to review quality measures. These web sites may provide different results for the same measurements due to differing time periods or methods of putting the data together. The ProMedica performance information is the most current data available.