Quality at SSM St. joseph Health Center

At SSM St. Joseph Health Center, we are committed to delivering top-quality care - and to providing you with reliable, easy-to-understand information about our performance and quality of care. To ensure you are being provided with accurate and unbiased information, we rely on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Hospital Compare website to provide standardized reporting that is frequently updated.

Our Quality provides our patients with regularly updated information and performance measures that show how well SSM St. Joseph Health Center is doing compared to other hospitals across the state and the nation in key areas, including:

  • Reducing risk of infection after surgery
  • Reducing risk of cardiac problems associated with surgery
  • Hospital mortality and readmission rates
  • Patients’ hospital experience
  • Patient safety measures

We hope this information will assist you in making informed decisions when you are choosing a hospital to entrust with your care.

Information posted on this site is for comparison purposes and tends to have a lag time.  We encourage you to contact us if you would like more recent data that hasn’t been posted to our state and national sites yet.  If you would like additional information or explanation of what this information means please contact Paul Reading, Director of Clinical Outcomes for SSM Health Care – St. Louis at 314-989-2140.