Aurora Summit receives high patient engagement ranking

Special to The Freeman

July 14, 2014

SUMMIT —  Aurora Medical Center in Summit ranks 10th nationally in patient engagement out of 100 hospitals listed as part of the inaugural Axial Exchange and Becker’s Hospital Review “National Patient Engagement Ranking.”

The report evaluated 3,077 provider organizations across the country and their patient

engagement efforts. Specifically, health care providers were evaluated using publicly available information, including patient readmissions, patient satisfaction, and the extent to which an organization helps patients take an informed, active role with decision making in the type of care they receive.