Medical Surgical Quality Scores
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center has consistently earned quality scores, awards, and recognition that reflect the excellent national merit of our hospital.
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center was one of just over 800 hospitals nationwide to receive an “A” grade recently from the Leapfrog Group, for its commitment to minimizing the numbers of errors and infections. St. Mary's has maintained an "A" Grade since 2012, an exceptional accomplishment indeed!
Read more about this accomplishment on our blog, St. Mary's Earns an "A" for Patient Safety
Hospitals can reduce the risk of wound infection after surgery by providing the right medicines at the right time on the day of surgery. These quality measures show some of the standards of care provided to patients having surgery. To compare St. Mary’s results with other hospitals in the United States, please visit Hospital Compare.
Infection Control activities are performed to reduce the risk of infections to our patients, visitors, and employees. At this time statewide and national comparative data is not yet available. Indicators identified by St. Mary's Regional Medical Center allow us to monitor our performance, and make adjustments to the care that we deliver, and reduce the risk of infection to our customers. We follow the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) and MCDC (Maine Centers for Disease Control) guidelines for the prevention, identification, and public reporting of infections.