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2010-11-10 14:21:00

BRYAN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization, has just named St. Joseph Regional Health Center #1 in the state of Texas for overall orthopedic services, which includes joint replacement and spine surgery. SJRHC also ranks among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide in orthopedic services. The nation's nearly 5,000 hospitals were included in this annual study, which examined mortality rates and complication rates from...

2010-10-20 09:43:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has published a study that finds Edward Hospital is #1 in Illinois for Cardiology Services, which includes treatment of heart attack, treatment of heart failure and catheterization lab procedures like angioplasty and the insertion of stents. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101020/CG85469) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101020/CG85469)...

2010-08-19 09:05:00

New Nomenclature Better Reflects Evolution of Hospital as a Tertiary Medical Center BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boca Raton Community Hospital today announced that it will change its name to Boca Raton Regional Hospital effective August 20, 2010. According to officials, the move will allow the Hospital to succinctly convey its growing capabilities and footprint as an advanced, tertiary medical center. "Some forty-plus years ago, Boca Raton Community Hospital was...

2010-08-18 10:00:00

CTCA takes the patient experience to an even higher level with the launch of Patient Empowered Care(SM) ZION, Ill., Aug. 18, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) announced today that it has received the 2010/2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM) -- one of only 14 recipients in Illinois to receive the prestigious award, and one of only six to be ranked in the top five...

2010-08-17 06:40:00

GREENPORT, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) is among the top 15 percent in the nation for patient experience based on an analysis of patient surveys from 3,775 hospitals across the country by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. By placing in the top 15 percent, ELIH received the 2010/2011 HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). ELIH was one of only eight (8) recipients of the HealthGrades Outstanding...

2010-06-28 09:12:00

HealthCentral, Wellsphere, HealthGrades, WrongDiagnosis, Insider Pages, IAC Parenting, and 5Min Media engage 50 million+ parents making health and nutrition decisions for their families ARLINGTON, Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral (www.HealthCentral.com), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness experiences, announced today that it is joining with properties owned by InterActive Corporation, HealthGrades, 5Min Media, and New Hope...

2010-04-13 13:47:00

Five Acute Care Hospitals Received Numerous 2010 Awards from HealthGrades CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resurrection Health Care is a nationally ranked leader in quality care with our five acute care hospitals -- Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Resurrection Medical Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Saint Joseph Hospital and Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center - having received numerous quality awards from HealthGrades®, the leading provider...

2010-03-04 06:33:00

GLEN BURNIE, Md., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization, releases a list of the top 50 hospitals in the nation. Hospitals are rated independently and objectively on a range of criteria including diagnoses, procedures and patient-safety measures. HealthGrades is the web leader in doctor and hospital ratings and is the go to place for pre-visit information. This year, 49 of the 50 hospitals on the list are a part of APWU...

2010-01-26 12:16:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Thomas Hospital announced today that a new study ranks its clinical quality among the top five percent in the nation for the second year in a row. Saint Thomas Hospital is one of only 269 hospitals that received this distinction from HealthGrades, and the only hospital in Nashville. The study by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, analyzed patient outcomes at each of the nation's 5,000 nonfederal hospitals...

2010-01-26 09:03:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, announced today its strong patient outcomes have ranked it among the top 5% in the nation for exceptional care. HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings organization, analyzed patient outcomes at each of the U.S.'s 5,000 hospitals from 2006-2008 and only 5%, or 269 hospitals, are being recognized with the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence(TM) award....


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