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Aurora Lakeland Medical Center ranks 32 in the nation for patient engagement

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Gazette staff
July 15, 2014

ELKHORN—Aurora Lakeland Medical Center is ranked 32 out of 100 hospitals for patient engagement, according to listings in the Axial Exchange and Becker's Hospital Review's yearly annual rankings.

Health care providers from 3,077 provider organizations were evaluated using patient re-admissions and satisfaction and the amount hospitals helped patients make informed decisions.

“Engaging patients to be active participants in the type of care they receive is a critical component to delivering the best care possible,” Lisa Just, president of Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, said in a news release.

Aurora Health Care has locations in more than 90 communities in eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. It serves more than 1.2 million patients each year at 15 hospitals and 159 clinics, the release states.

“Aurora Lakeland Medical Center is committed to educating patients and their families about available care options and to engaging patients in the decision-making related to their care plans,” Just said.

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication focusing on business and legal news and analysis of hospitals and health systems.

Aurora Lakeland Medical Center is located at W3985 County NN.



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