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VM a Leader in Community Checkup
The Puget Sound Health Alliance recently released its latest Community Checkup, comparing the quality of care provided by local medical groups. Overall, Virginia Mason was in the top two among 77 organizations based on effective screening for diseases; appropriate use of services; care for patients with diabetes, heart disease, asthma and depression; and use of generic prescription drugs. Among measures for hospital care, Virginia Mason ranked No. 1 in heart failure care out of 25 hospitals measured. Virginia Mason's scores were also in the top 5 in surgical care, pneumonia care and patient experience.
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