Quality is the cornerstone of everything we do at Beloit Health System. Our commitment to quality is earning national recognition in several areas.
Beloit Memorial Hospital has earned an “A” for providing safe and high quality care to its patients from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system. With this distinction, Beloit Memorial Hospital joins an elite list of hospitals across the country that are providing the highest quality of patient care.
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals based on their commitment to reducing errors, infections, and accidents that can harm patients.
Developed under the guidance of an Expert Panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to assign A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals twice per year. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent, and free to the public.
To see Beloit Memorial Hospital’s full grade, and to access consumer-friendly patient tips for staying safe in the hospital, visit www.hospitalsafetygrade.org
Beloit Memorial Hospital is an acute care facility fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
In addition, Beloit Health System it is the first health system in Wisconsin to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency, and safety of their services and patient care.
The Advanced Joint Care Center is a comprehensive program developed by a team of physicians, nurses, physical therapists and other care professionals to educate, assist, and support patients having joint replacement surgery. The program features dedicated nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy staff and gives patients the knowledge and the tools they need to make the transition back to their lives after joint replacement surgery as smooth as possible.
In addition, the Advanced Joint Care Center has met the high quality standards required for participation in the QualityPath program from The Alliance, a cooperative of 240 employers with self-funded health benefit plans for employees and family members.
QualityPath designation applies to the performance of doctors and hospitals, when working together.
Beloit Health System earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations.
Beloit Health System was first certified as a Primary Stroke Center in 2014.
Beloit Memorial Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized research-based guidelines.
To receive the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month periods and achieved 75 percent or higher compliance with five of eight Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality measures.
Beloit Memorial Hospital has also met specific scientific guidelines as a Joint Commission Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, featuring a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the emergency department.
Beloit Regional Hospice - Hospice Honors
Beloit Regional Hospice has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.
Beloit Health System was also awarded a 2015 Guardian of Excellence Award winner for outstanding performance in clinical quality by Press Ganey Associates.
The award recognizes our outstanding performance based on 39 clinical measures. We are one of only 17 health systems, out of 1,700 nationwide, to receive this recognition.
The award represents an important national recognition from the industry's leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the patient experience. Our priority has always been quality patient care and we continuously strive to provide an exceptional experience for all of our patients. This national recognition is a reflection of the caliber of our physicians, clinicians, and staff who work each day to care for all who pass through our doors.