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2012-10-23 11:25:26

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Replacement care at Fresno Surgical Hospital is in the top 5% of the nation according to a new report from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions about physicians and hospitals. The report, American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2013: Healthgrades Report to the Nation, evaluates how approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide performed on nearly 30 of the most common conditions treated and...

2012-10-23 11:22:28

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiology Services at Naperville's Edward Hospital is in the top 10% in the nation 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 Nation, evaluates how approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide performed on risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for...

2012-10-23 07:28:10

DENVER, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend more time researching a refrigerator than they do choosing a doctor or hospital, according to a national study released today by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about healthcare providers. The national survey of more than 7,600 American adults in 27 markets, conducted by Harris Interactive, reveals a stark contrast between the importance Americans say they place on their choice...

2012-10-09 19:21:21

Among Nation's Best in Gynecologic Surgery for Two Consecutive Years PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center (AMC), is ranked number one in Oregon hospitals for Gynecological Surgery for the second year in a row. A report released by HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, named AMC among the top 10 percent in the nation for gynecologic surgery and the recipient...

2012-10-04 23:00:24

Selection of Doylestown Hospital on list of “America´s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience” is based on women´s preferences Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2012 Doylestown Hospital has received the Women´s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2012 America´s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. The award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital...

2012-08-28 02:35:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldOne (www.worldone.com), the global leader in healthcare insights and intelligence, announced today that HealthGrades founder, Chairman of the Board, and former CEO, Kerry Hicks has joined its Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/NE60200LOGO ) Since launching HealthGrades in 1998, Hicks led the publicly traded company through eleven years of growth, then facilitated the sale of the business to Vestar Capital...

2012-08-10 02:23:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Having a compassionate team of care providers" is the most important experience factor among cancer patients when rating their overall satisfaction with their care experience according to a new study conducted by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions about physicians and hospitals. The national survey of more than 1,400 U.S. cancer patients was conducted online during between January and...

2012-07-30 18:20:27

DENVER, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Complication rates are relatively low for U.S. bariatric surgery patients at 5.87% but vary widely from hospital to hospital, according to a new report released today by Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. Bariatric surgery - or weight-loss surgery - treats severe obesity in people for whom medically supervised diet, exercise, and medication programs have failed....

2012-06-19 14:22:11

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth was named as one the top hospitals in the nation for maternity care for the ninth consecutive year and as one of nation's leaders in gynecologic surgery for the second consecutive year in a report released today by HealthGrades. EvergreenHealth is the only hospital in Washington state to be 5-star rated in both categories. It is also the only hospital in the state and one of just 26 hospitals nationwide to receive the maternity...

2012-05-29 10:23:50

DETROIT, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is among 332 hospitals nationwide to receive HealthGrades' 2012 Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). The award recognizes hospitals that are rated in the top 10 percent of patient satisfaction surveys based on the patients' experiences in each hospital. Karmanos also received the award in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) HealthGrades analyzed patient...