With a 5-Star rating for clinical excellence,
“To be among the nation’s top hospitals for cardiac surgery is indeed an honor, one that validates our commitment to provide the highest quality care for our patients,” said Harrison Medical Center CEO Scott W. Bosch. “Our heart team is renowned for their exceptional care-clinically and on a personal level-and it shows in our outcomes. Our community doesn’t have to leave home to get the best heart care.”
As part of its ninth annual Hospital Quality in America Study, HealthGrades independently analyzed more than 5,000 hospitals in all 50 states and the
“Consumers continue to ask for more and better information to help them in their health care decision making,” said Samantha Collier, M.D., HealthGrades’ vice president of medical affairs. “Our analysis provides an apples-to-apples comparison of hospital performance by procedure or diagnosis, and it is evident there is significant variance between individual hospitals. For
The 2007 HealthGrades ratings for all hospitals nationwide are available, free of charge, on the organization’s award-winning consumer Web site, located at www.healthgrades.com. More than three million individuals and employees of 125 major employers and health plans visit HealthGrades each month to access quality information about hospitals, nursing homes and physicians. HealthGrades also provides consumers and payers with detailed assessments of hospitals’ patient-safety outcomes, based on indicators developed by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Harrison is a not-for-profit hospital and the region’s largest medical center, with three campuses in
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