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2012-05-22 14:21:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth today announced it received the 2012 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) for the second consecutive year. This distinction ranks EvergreenHealth, formerly Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide based on patient satisfaction data compiled by HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make informed decisions about a physician or hospital....

2012-05-21 18:20:29

HCAHPS data shows 92 percent of patients would definitely recommend CTCA at Midwestern to friends and family CHICAGO, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) proudly announced today that it has received the 2012 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only four recipients in all of Chicagoland, one of 13 in Illinois, and one of 332 nationwide to receive the...

2012-05-21 23:02:03

HealthGrades report identifies top U.S. hospitals for patient safety and patient experience. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 A new report on patient safety and satisfaction rates in hospitals across the United States finds that hospitals with the highest patient ratings in physician and nursing communications on average have fewer patient safety events. The analysis of patient safety data for hospitalizations between 2008 and 2010 was conducted by HealthGrades, the leading provider of...

2012-05-01 23:02:33

HealthCoach from HealthGrades recognized for positively impacting the lives of millions of Americans Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, has won a Bronze Award from the internationally-renowned 2012 Edison Awards. HealthGrades earned the honor for HealthCoach, a series of 20 condition-specific online medical assessments that provide individuals with personalized action...

2012-02-02 12:46:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Evergreen Healthcare recently announced it has been named a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence for the fourth consecutive year by HealthGrades, which places the community-based healthcare organization among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for its quality patient care and superior clinical performance. Evergreen is one of only five Washington hospitals to receive the prestigious award and the only hospital in the...

2012-01-23 23:01:00

DENVER, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, today released a list of America's Top Cities for Hospital Care. The rankings are based on a comprehensive study of patient death and complication rates at the nation's nearly 5,000 hospitals. As part of its tenth annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence study, HealthGrades identified those...

2011-11-14 23:01:00

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, today made available to organ transplant patients a list of those hospitals with the best track record for survival and chances of receiving a donor organ. HealthGrades annual evaluation of the nation's top-performing hospitals in organ transplantation includes clinical quality data, based on patient outcomes, for each of...

2011-11-02 10:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital and CPM, the leading provider of customer relationship management solutions for hospitals today announced a definitive agreement to merge the two companies. The combination will create a single online company with more than 200 million annual visitors, providing consumers the ability to find, select and connect with physicians and...

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2011-07-25 09:30:00

Births from Cesarean-sections in the United States are at an all-time high, with more than one in three births attributed to the surgical delivery method, an increase of 25 percent over the past seven years, according to various media reports. The study findings, conducted by HealthGrades, were based on data from 19 states and showed the C-sections rose up from 27 percent of all births in 2002 to 34 percent in 2009. "C-sections are rising, and there needs to be a little bit more scrutiny...

2011-06-09 10:00:00

HealthGrades study suggests 91 percent of patients would definitely recommend CTCA at Midwestern to friends and family CHICAGO, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) announced today that it has received the 2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only two recipients in all of Chicagoland, one of 15 in Illinois, and one of 339 nationwide to receive...