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The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) recognized Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee - Cedarburg as the top performer in the state based on their rates on controlling diabetes.
Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee - Cedarburg had the highest ranking of more than 300 clinics in Wisconsin that report A1c control, a blood test that is used to diagnose and monitor how well patients are managing their diabetes. The risks associated with diabetes, when diagnosed early, can be greatly reduced.
WCHQ annually honors a select number of member organizations for superior clinical performance and patient outcomes.
“The high level of performance that Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee - Cedarburg has achieved and sustained means they are committed to providing the best care possible, every time, to every patient,” according to WCHQ President/CEO Chris Queram. “The work that they are doing to attain that level of accomplishment is a testament to their dedication to helping the people in their community live longer, more productive and healthier lives. We are very pleased to honor their commitment and performance.”
WCHQ is dedicated to helping health care professionals improve the quality and affordability of health care through collaboration, sharing best practices, and publicly reporting information that health care organizations can use to benchmark and compare their performance. WCHQ’s membership includes Wisconsin’s integrated health systems, hospitals, medical and dental clinics and independent physician groups. Visit WCHQ.org for more information.
Contact: Mary Kay Fahey