SOURCE: HealthEast Care System

HealthEast Care System

April 18, 2012 16:21 ET

HealthEast Woodwinds Named a 100 Top Hospital in the United States

WOODBURY, MN--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2012) - HealthEast Woodwinds Health Campus has just received the 2012 100 Top Hospital Award by the Thomson Reuters organization. Woodwinds earned this significant honor based on its exceptional performance in patient safety, clinical quality, patient satisfaction and cost-effectiveness.

"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," said Tom Schmitt, VP/CEO of Woodwinds. "They work as a team to ensure an outstanding experience -- in both clinical care and the quality of service provided at Woodwinds."

Woodwinds and its parent organization HealthEast Care System have for years provided a model of care that incorporates the needs of the communities it serves and offers exceptional value for the care provided.

"With our constant focus on achieving national benchmarks in clinical quality, safety and satisfaction," says Schmitt, "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."

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 the 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.

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About Woodwinds Health Campus
Opened in August 2000, Woodwinds is collaboration between HealthEast Care System and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. This sophisticated 86-bed acute care facility in Woodbury, MN offers a full-spectrum of health care including an orthopedic specialty center and holistic care. For information about Woodwinds visit:

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