Quality & Patient Safety
At Mount Nittany Medical Center, we believe that quality care is the cornerstone of our organization.
We recruit the best and brightest employees, offer continuing education opportunities and set standards for the highest quality in healthcare interactions.
We deliver state-of-the-art care in an environment of safety. We also adhere to—and strive to exceed—national accreditation standards.
Click on any of the reports below to see how Mount Nittany Medical Center's quality data and outcomes compare with others in state and in the nation.
Allows you to compare the quality of care among hospitals based on data reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems)
A national survey that asks patients about their experiences during a recent hospital stay
Joint commission report
An independent, nonprofit organization, the Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States
Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance
Provides quality data on a variety of healthcare quality measures on all of the general acute care hospitals in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Healthcare Associated Infection Report
The 2011 report is the fourth to be released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and documents the occurrence and patterns of health care-associated infections (HAIs)
Why Not the Best?
WhyNotTheBest.org publishes performance on various measures of healthcare quality and enables organizations to compare their performance against that of peer organizations, against a range of benchmarks, and over time
Partnership for Patients Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network
Mount Nittany Medical Center is a proud participant of the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network for Partnership for Patients, a national effort to reduce the number of hospital-acquired conditions by 40 percent and hospital readmissions by 20 percent by the end of 2013. By joining this initiative, Mount Nittany Medical Center has pledged to make health care safer, more reliable and less costly.