Reporting Entities


DMH reports information to many different organizations. You can use this data to compare DMH to other hospitals. The following organizations provide other comparisons of our quality of care. We encourage you to visit these websites to learn more.

Hospital Compare - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 hospitals, including Decatur Memorial Hospital. Select the link below to search for quality data for DMH and other hospitals.
http://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html

Joint Commission
Decatur Memorial Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. In addition DMH has Disease Specific Certification through the Joint Commission in Primary Stroke Care, AMI or Heart Attack Care, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease (COPD). Click on the link below to search for accreditation and disease specific certification information for DMH and other hospitals.
http://www.qualitycheck.org/consumer/searchQCR.aspx

Primary Stroke Care - Gold Plus Award
The American Heart Association recognizes hospitals for their success in using Get With the Guidelines to improve the quality of care for heart disease and stroke patients. Select the link below for more information and for a list of recognized hospitals, including Decatur Memorial Hospital.
http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@hcm/@gwtg/documents/downloadable/ucm_446685.pdf

Timeliness of Information
Please note, due to the nature of the lengthy reporting process, the information on this hospital compare website may be dated.