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2013-01-28 12:26:33

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareChex, a division of The Delta Group specializing in rating the quality of hospital and physician care, has named the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute number one in the country for liver transplants in its 2013 Hospital ratings. This prestigious distinction recognizes Ochsner as the top hospital in the nation out of over 100 hospitals rated for liver transplants. The CareChex Medical Quality Rating System provides a...

2013-01-16 12:28:12

JUPITER, Fla., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jupiter Medical Center (JMC) is ranked among the top five percent of hospitals of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. JMC just received the 2013 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence(TM) from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. "Clinical excellence is something the entire team strives for every day," said John D. Couris, President and...

2013-01-15 07:18:23

DENVER, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physician and hospitals, today announced the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes, as determined by an objective evaluation of data on clinical measures in its new report, Hospital Quality Clinical Excellence Report 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/NY42478-INFO) The 262 hospitals, out of more than...

Online Physician Reviews Skewed By Too Few Posts
2013-01-03 09:51:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wondering how your doctor rates? That´s the question many individuals are pondering prior to seeing their physician. They´ll scour general review websites, such as Yelp, as well as more health-related websites, such as Vitals.com. However, reviews may not be all that accurate. A study from Loyola University Medical Center recently discovered that physician review websites like Healthgrades.com often depend on...

2012-12-11 16:23:42

DALLAS, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Physicians' Capital Investments(®), LLC (PCI/the Company) is pleased to announce the addition of Kerry R. Hicks as Vice-Chairman of PCI's Board. Kerry brings a wealth of experience growing healthcare companies in the U.S. Most recently, Kerry served as CEO of Healthgrades(®). Kerry will work closely with the board and management team of PCI to further refine PCI's medical real estate development business model and to further accelerate the...

2012-12-03 05:02:27

Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospital Newberry County Memorial Hospital in Newberry, SC recently became the first hospital in the Midlands to earn national certification from The Joint Commission (TJC) for its knee and hip joint replacement program. Brentwood, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Quorum Health Resources (QHR) client hospital Newberry County Memorial Hospital in Newberry, SC recently became the first hospital in the Midlands to earn national certification from The Joint...

2012-10-31 19:21:36

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth today announced it has earned a Consumer Choice Award for its high-rated quality and patient experience by National Research Corporation, a nationally trusted data research firm, which places EvergreenHealth as one of two top-performing hospitals in the Puget Sound area based on consumer feedback. Kirkland-based EvergreenHealth and its network of primary, urgent and emergency care centers share the award with other outstanding...

2012-10-24 15:26:48

New Healthgrades Study Finds Patients Treated at Hospitals Receiving 5 Stars Have a 75% Lower Risk of Dying HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center today announced that it is among America's top 100 hospitals in 10 different areas - more than any other hospital in the nation. Healthgrades is the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. This recognition is part of...

2012-10-23 15:24:21

JUPITER, Fla., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jupiter Medical Center is in the top 10% in the nation for Treatment of Stroke (11 years in a row), Overall Pulmonary Services (7 years in a row) and GI Medical Treatment (3 years in a row), according to a new report from HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. The report, American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2013: HealthGrades Report to the...

2012-10-23 15:22:54

Comprehensive program of cardiac care has extensive history of excellent ratings REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Heart and Vascular Institute at Sequoia Hospital has again been ranked in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the country for quality of patient outcomes in cardiac surgery. This is the fourth consecutive year the Hospital has earned this distinction from Healthgrades, the leading independent provider of information to help consumers make...