Good Samaritan Recognized by Healthgrades
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center Achieves the 2013 Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This prestigious distinction places Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center is one of 262 hospitals named this year that stand out above the rest for their overall clinical care across a broad spectrum of care. While many hospitals have specific areas of expertise and high-quality outcomes in certain areas, Exempla Good Samaritan has exhibited comprehensive high-quality care across multiple clinical specialties. From 2009 through 2011, other Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence in this group had an overall 30.9 percent lower risk adjusted mortality rate as compared to other hospitals that did not achieve the Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award.
Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence (Top 5% in the nation) outperform all other hospitals across all of the 17 mortality cohorts and six of nine complication cohorts studied from 2007 through 2009.
Specifically, Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence had a 29.82% lower risk-adjusted inhospital mortality rate and a 1.91% lower risk-adjusted inhospital complication rate among Medicare beneficiaries compared to all other hospitals.
Exempla Good Samaritan’s Awards Included:
- Recipient of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award – Clinical Excellence 2013
- Recipient of the HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award for 5 years in a row (2009-2012)
- One of HealthGrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care in 2013
- Other awards included:
- Critical Care
For more information about this award, please visit www.healthgrades.com