Clinical Quality at Morton Plant Hospital


In the Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals 2020 national report: Morton Plant Hospital scored 94th overall in quality of care. This performance is compared to 560 other teaching hospitals across the country. In support of our philosophy of continuous improvement, we are also proud that this high achievement represents us placing in the Top 19% in continuous improvement over the last five years.

Morton Plant Hospital is part of BayCare Health System, which scored in the 84th percentile in the Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems 2020 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:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Four Stars

CMS Hospital Compare (January 2020 release)

Morton Plant Hospital earned 4 out of 5 stars in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating.

Willingness to Recommend Our Hospital (July 2020 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.