“We are honored to be a recipient of the 2012 Best Practices in Hospital Website Transparency Award,” said Jay Anderson, senior vice president for performance improvement at Northwestern Memorial. “We take great pride in the fact that our patients and their families have access to so many of our quality measures and ratings based on transparency, validity, comparability and relevance.”
“Many industries have been transformed by the Internet, but healthcare has been slower to adapt,” said Leah Binder, President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “We are proud to recognize Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a leader in applying the tools of the digital age to build trust with their community.”
For more information on the award, read the full press release. To learn more about Northwestern Memorial’s quality measures, visit http://www.nmh.org/nm/quality-rating-view.