Clinical Quality at Morton Plant Hospital


In the 100 Top Hospitals® 2023 national report, Morton Plant Hospital, ranked in the 78th percentile overall in quality of care at or above the 85th percentile in length of stay and hospital-acquired infections, and above the 96th percentile in patient experience. This performance is compared to 632 other teaching hospitals across the country. In support of our philosophy of continuous improvement, we are also proud that this achievement represents us placing in the 84th percentile in continuous improvement over the last five years. Morton Plant Hospital ranked in the 74th percentile in the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® report in 2023. Cardiovascular services include care for heart attack, heart failure, open heart surgery and interventional heart procedures.

Morton Plant Hospital is part of BayCare Health System, which ranked in the 77th percentile in the 15 Top Health Systems® 2023 national report.  BayCare focuses on continuous process improvement and most importantly, patient safety, in caring for hundreds of thousands of patients and families each year.

Here are a few areas we consider critical to our mission in delivering exceptional patient care:

An image of BayCare's A grade award in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization.

Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety

At BayCare, our top priority is the health and well-being of our communities. We’re proud that all eligible BayCare hospitals have earned the nation’s highest distinction for patient safety.

Willingness to Recommend Our Hospital (July 2023 release)

A National, standardized survey of hospital patients about their experiences during a recent inpatient hospital stay. This is also referred to as HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems). The information below is included on that report for Morton Plant Hospital.

Percentage of patients who reported YES they would definitely recommend the hospital.

Morton Plant Hospital
National Average

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