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St. Mary's maintains national ranking

St. Mary's maintains national ranking

At No. 8 in US, Jefferson City hospital is only one from Midwest

April 24th, 2011 in News

A national health care comparison website has ranked St. Mary's Health Center eighth in the nation based on its objective, clinical outcomes in core areas: surgical, pneumonia, heart attack and heart failure.

For nearly the last four years, St. Mary's has ranked in the top 1 percent in the nation, based on the findings from the core measures as evaluated and ranked by the government for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

The website, www.WhyNotTheBest.org, placed St. Mary's as eighth in the nation amongst hospitals from both coasts. No other hospitals from the Midwest or Missouri are on the list.

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