Watertown Regional Medical Center Recognized For Patient Safety

(Watertown) Watertown Regional Medical Center has been recognized for its patient safety and experience. The hospital received a 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award and a 2023 Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades.

The distinction places Watertown Regional among the top 83, or top two-percent, of all short-term, acute-care hospitals as evaluated by Healthgrades.

The 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award, achieved by 10-percent of the approximately 4,500 eligible hospitals, recognizes facilities across the nation that are providing quality care while preventing serious safety events during hospital stays.

The Outstanding Patient Experience Award celebrates the approximately 15-percent of eligible hospitals who are delivering the best patient experiences.

Watertown Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer Patty Gedemer says they strive to deliver high-quality outcomes and a safe and positive patient experience as part of their broader mission of promoting the health and well-being of the community.