Quality and Patient Satisfaction
Providing outstanding patient care — our primary mission
Methodist Health System has provided high quality care to our communities for over 80 years. Part of our commitment to those we serve is to continually improve the quality and patient experience that we deliver.
- Adherence to well-established medical practices produces better patient outcomes and reduces overall health care costs
- The delivery of quality health care is a collaborative effort – involving everyone from hospital leadership, medical staff, nurses, pharmacists, and all who work to serve you
- In continuous efforts to improve our patients' experiences by anticipating their needs and exceeding their expectations
- Reporting on quality and patient satisfaction helps us evaluate and improve the way we practice and deliver care
- The more information patients have, the more likely they are to make informed choices about their health care
Dedication to transparency
Methodist Health System voluntarily gathers and reports data for public reporting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)/Premier healthcare alliance Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration (HQIC) pay-for-performance project, and to the Texas Health Care Information Council within the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Clinical quality indicators
Visit the hospitalcompare.hhs.gov website to compare Methodist Health System's performance compared to state and national standards for the treatment of conditions related to:
- Heart Attack
- Heart Failure
- Surgical Care
Patient satisfaction indicators
Methodist Health System is committed to providing patients with outstanding service and a positive health care experience. Find out how we've scored on recent patient satisfaction surveys by visiting the hospitalcompare.hhs.gov website.
Awards, honors, and accreditations
As part of our continuous efforts to improve and achieve success, Methodist Health System, its hospitals, programs, employees, and medical staff have earned numerous awards, accomplishments, and accreditations. View just some of the awards and honors Methodist has received.
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Earns “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score – 11/26/14
The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group® (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog.
Three Methodist Health System Hospitals Recognized for High-Quality Care – 6/27/2014
Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, and Methodist Richardson have received the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Bronze Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Texas.
Methodist Health System Earns High Marks in Patient Safety Survey – 4/29/2014
The latest Hospital Safety Score released by The Leapfrog Group ® (Leapfrog) awarded Methodist Health System hospitals the following grades:
- Methodist Charlton Medical Center – A
- Methodist Dallas Medical Center – B
- Methodist Mansfield Medical Center – A
- Methodist Richardson Medical Center – A
Methodist Health System Hospitals Earn ‘Top Performers’ Status – All Four Methodist Facilities Recognized by The Joint Commission – 11/13/13
Four Methodist Health System hospitals have been named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission (TJC) for achieving exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.
Methodist Health System Honored for Quality, Patient Safety Initiatives – 11/12/13
CNA Healthcare has recognized Methodist Health System as a recipient of its 2013 CNA Leadership in Risk Control Award recognizing health care providers that demonstrate remarkable results from their risk control initiatives.
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Earns Top Performer Recognition From The Joint Commission – 11/6/2013
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center was named among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission for achieving exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions. The clinical processes focus on care for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and stroke.
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Awarded an “A” in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score – Oct. 28, 2013
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score in the fall of 2013 by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog.
Methodist Health System Passes the Test in Patient Safety Survey – Oct. 24, 2013
All four hospitals in the Methodist Health System improved or remained consistent in the latest patient safety report released October 22 by The Leapfrog Group®.
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Earns an “A” in Patient Safety by Hospital Safety Score – May 9, 2013
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center was recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety ScoreSM, the A, B, C, D or F scores assigned to U.S. hospitals based on preventable medical errors, injuries accidents, and infections.
Methodist Charlton Medical Center Scores High In Patient Safety – May 9, 2013
Methodist Charlton Medical Center received a high patient safety score in The Leapfrog Group’s survey of more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals, according to the national nonprofit organization. The hospital safety score grades general acute care hospitals with letter grades of A, B, C, D or F based on how safe they are for patients. Methodist Charlton received a safety score of B.
Methodist Dallas Medical Center and Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Named Top Performers by The Joint Commission – September 19, 2012
Methodist Dallas Medical Center and Methodist Mansfield Medical Center have been named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during the 2011 calendar year.
Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers Earn Top Quality Award – April 16, 2012
Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers have received the Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF Health Quality Institute, which is given to hospitals which have undertaken quality initiatives to improve outcomes in patient care and have improved their performance on specific national quality measures.
Methodist Dallas and Methodist Charlton Earn Top Improvement and Attainment Performance Status in Medicare, Premier Health Care Alliance Value-Based Purchasing Project – February 27, 2012
Methodist Dallas and Methodist Charlton Medical Centers have been named top performers in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Premier health care alliance value-based purchasing (VBP) project that rewards hospitals for delivering high quality care in five clinical areas. Combined, both hospitals received 14 awards
Methodist Charlton Named One of Nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by Joint Commission – September 14, 2011
Methodist Charlton was recognized by The Joint Commission based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia. Methodist Charlton is one of only 405 US hospitals, 34 Texas hospitals, and 2 Dallas hospitals earning the distinction of top performer on key quality measures for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance.