Woodwinds Health Campus Receives Four Stars in Hospital Quality
Woodbury, Minn., January 4, 2018 – Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury recently received a four-star rating in overall hospital quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
CMS evaluates more than 4,000 hospitals nationwide and assigns them one to five stars, with five being the best possible rating. Designed to help patients compare hospitals, the CMS rating system is based on 57 publicly reported quality measures across performance areas, such as patient experience, safety of care, readmission and effectiveness of care.
Woodwinds is part of HealthEast, which joined with Fairview Health Services in June 2017. Several other hospitals within the Fairview system also received high ratings: Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Fairview Lakes Medical Center and Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital all received four-star ratings. Fairview Southdale Hospital received a five-star rating.
HealthEast (healtheast.org), part of the Fairview Health Services family, is the leading health care provider in the Twin Cities East Metro area. From prevention to cure, HealthEast meets the needs of the community with family health and specialty programs that span four hospitals – Bethesda Hospital, St. John's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and Woodwinds Health Campus – plus primary care and specialty clinics, ambulatory services, home care, hospice and medical transportation. HealthEast has nearly 7,500 employees and nearly 800 employed and aligned providers. Our focus is optimal health and well-being for our patients, our communities and ourselves.