Hospital among the top in safety

Lovelace Westside Hospital has been rated among the top-scoring hospitals for safety by Consumer Reports magazine.

The hospital at Golf Course and McMahon NW received 73 points out of a possible 100 based on the most recent data available from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The data related to mortality, readmission, scanning, infections and communication about medications and discharge plans.

Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta, Maine, received the highest safety score at 78. Nine hospitals in the top 15 had a score of 73.

 

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