Quality & Safety
At Stoughton Hospital, we’re committed to providing the optimum in healthcare quality and safety. You can rely on us to continually strive to raise the bar to the highest level.
Provided below are links to videos which encourage patients to speak up and be active participants in their health care, as well as information which demonstrates both our patients’ satisfaction and the quality of care we provide.
- Speak Up: Prevent Errors in your Care
- Speak Up: Prevent Spread of Infection
- Speak Up: About Your Pain
- Speak Up: About Depression
- Speak Up: What you should know about Memory Problems & Dementia
- Speak Up: Anesthesia Sedation
- Speak Up: Medical Imaging
- Speak Up: Know Your Rights
- Speak Up: Understanding Your Doctors and Other Caregivers
- Speak Up: Antibiotics – Know the Facts
- Speak Up: Avoid a Return Trip to the Hospital
Quality Care and Satisfaction Scores
Every quarter, Stoughton Hospital compiles data from various sources including the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. This information allows us to analyze specific measurements of quality care and patient satisfaction – showing where we are doing well and revealing opportunities for improvement. These sources also allow us to compare our hospital’s performance with other area healthcare facilities. The general public can also utilize these sources to compare the performance of hospitals in our state and throughout the country.
Healthcare Quality Websites
As part of our commitment to quality healthcare, Stoughton Hospital submits data to many healthcare quality organizations. Websites reporting this information are listed below.
Wisconsin Hospital Association – CheckPoint Index Reports (Latest CheckPoint data available)
Hospital Compare – This site was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association and many other groups to compare nationally the quality among hospitals.
eHome Health Compare – This federal government site provides performance comparison for home health agencies.
The Joint Commission conducts periodic accreditation surveys of Stoughton Hospital. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit, national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in accredited organizations. Information about accredited organizations may be provided directly to the Joint Commission at 1-800-994-6610. Information regarding accreditation and the accreditation performance of individual organizations can be obtained through the Joint Commission’s website at www.jointcommission.org.