José de Mello Saúde’s PPPs are hospitals of excellence

Today, the Health System Central Administration [Administração Central do Sistema de Saúde - ACSS] has announced the first Benchmarking Report on corporate hospitals and public-private partnership hospitals for the year of 2012, where the units managed by José de Mello Saúde achieved excellent results.
Hospital de Braga is the most efficient hospital in the Country, with the lowest operating costs per patient, having also achieved the best results in the country when it comes to the indicator measuring Clinical Employee Productivity, and the best results in the general hospital category (this does not include the Institute of Oncology), in the Cost Efficiency with Employees category.
In the indicators of clinical quality and patient safety, Hospital de Braga achieved best scores - also at national level - in the 30-day readmission rate category.
Hospital de Vila Franca de Xira achieved the best results in the country, in the indicators of doctor productivity and admission period of over 30 days; having achieved the 1st place, in the hospitals of the same category, in the categories of caesarean delivery and outpatient basis of scheduled surgeries.
These results are a reflection of the work and commitment of all the teams involved, and they reinforce the position of José de Mello Saúde as an operator of reference in healthcare services and in hospital management.