Quality & Safety
At Stoughton Health, we’re committed to providing the optimum in healthcare quality and safety. You can rely on us to continually strive to raise the bar to the highest level.
Quality Care and Satisfaction Scores
Every quarter, Stoughton Health compiles data from various sources including the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. This information allows us to analyze specific measurements of quality care and patient satisfaction – showing where we are doing well and revealing opportunities for improvement. These sources also allow us to compare our hospital’s performance with other area healthcare facilities. The general public can also utilize these sources to compare the performance of hospitals in our state and throughout the country.
Healthcare Quality Websites
As part of our commitment to quality healthcare, Stoughton Health submits data to many healthcare quality organizations. Websites reporting this information are listed below.
Wisconsin Hospital Association – CheckPoint Index Reports (Latest CheckPoint data available)
Care Compare – This site was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association and many other groups to compare nationally the quality among hospitals.
eHome Health Compare – This federal government site provides performance comparison for home health agencies.
The Joint Commission conducts periodic accreditation surveys of Stoughton Health. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in accredited organizations. Information about accredited organizations may be provided directly to the Joint Commission at 1-800-994-6610. Information regarding accreditation and the accreditation performance of individual organizations can be obtained through the Joint Commission’s website at www.jointcommission.org.