SCL Health Medical Group – Wheat Ridge Diabetes & Endocrinology

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We are creating a culture of excellence, where the patient, family and consumer are at the center of everything we do. – Shawn Dufford, MD, Senior Vice President / Chief Medical Officer, SCL Health

Quality Patient Care

When you’re making healthcare decisions for yourself or your family members, you want accurate and easy-to-understand information about your options. At SCL Health, we strive to continually provide high-quality patient care, excellent outcomes, the highest level of patient satisfaction and information to help you make thoughtful decisions about your care.

Hospital performance

SCL Health reports our hospitals’ performance in key areas that are most important to consumers, such as:

  • Treating heart-attack patients
  • Treating heart-failure patients
  • Mortality rates
  • Patient safety
  • Treating pneumonia patients
  • Preventing infections in critically ill patients
  • Surgical care

We collect the data and compare our performance against national standards so we can continually improve. Working as a team, we use best practices to make sure we’re providing the highest quality patient care and service excellence.

Compare our quality results

To compare quality results for all our hospitals, visit Hospital Compare.

Communicating a concern

If you have a concern about patient safety and quality of care, please notify your caregiver or any member of the hospital’s management team. If you need immediate assistance after business hours, please contact the hospital operator, who will connect you to the hospital nursing supervisor. Please work with your hospital first to resolve your concerns.
SCL Health hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission. If your concerns cannot be resolved through the hospital, you may contact The Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints by calling 800-994-6610 or e-mailing complaint@jointcommission.org.

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