UF Health Jacksonville continues to make great advances in quality goals. The latest reason to celebrate is our Vizient scores.
Vizient is a national quality benchmarking group we submit data to. Through that process, we can compare our progress against similar organizations. Our cohort includes all safety-net hospitals, many large academic health centers and a few high-acuity centers. It is a good group to benchmark against. We receive rankings for mortality, safety (preventing hospital-acquired complications), effectiveness (readmissions), patient satisfaction, efficiency (cost and length of stay) and an overall rank.
The goal is to be No. 1 in the cohort. That means the lower the score, the better. This year, we improved our scores in every category, including overall. Following are the numbers: