recently received the 100 Top Hospital Award for 2012 from Thomson Reuters.
Woodwinds, part of the HealthEast Care System, earned the honor based on “its exceptional performance in patient safety, clinical quality, patient satisfaction and cost-effectiveness,” according to a release.
“Being named a 100 Top Hospital is what happens when you have impassioned staff who are committed to doing what is right for patients and families,” Tom Schmitt, VP/CEO of Woodwinds, said in a statement. “They work as a team to ensure an outstanding experience—in both clinical care and the quality of service provided at Woodwinds.”
Woodwinds—known for its birth center, alternative therapy options and holistic healing environment— in Woodbury in 2010.
“With our constant focus on achieving national benchmarks in clinical quality, safety and satisfaction,” Schmitt said. “I believe that Woodwinds and HealthEast will continue to make a positive impact on our communities and is positioned well to transform the future of health care.”
According to the release:
In addition to this year’s award, Woodwinds was named a 100 Top Hospital by Thomson Reuters in 2010. Last year, Woodwinds was named one of the 2011 Top Metro Hospitals in the Twin Cities by U.S. News & World Report, as well as one of country’s 2011 Great Community Hospitals by Becker's Hospital Review.
Along with the other HealthEast hospitals, Woodwinds was named Top 10 Best Places to Work in Minnesota by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, six times including 2011, and twice named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare.