Saint Mary's Receives 25 Awards by Healthgrades Including America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic, Spine, and Prostate Sur

Saint Mary's Receives 25 Awards by Healthgrades Including America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic, Spine, and Prostate Surgeries

11-13-2017

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center Receives 25 Awards by Healthgrades Including America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic, Spine, and Prostate Surgeries

Reno, Nev. – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 – Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, has been recognized for a variety of achievements by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.* Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center has been recognized in the following areas.

“Saint Mary’s is dedicated to offering quality comprehensive healthcare services to our patients and community,” said Helen Lidholm, CEO of Saint Mary’s Health Network. “This Healthgrades recognition proves Saint Mary’s continues to go above and beyond for our patients year after year.”

Best Specialty:

  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries™ in 2018

Cardiac:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures for 4 Years in a Row (2015-2018)

Orthopedics:

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services in 2018
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Spine Surgery in 2018
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Spine Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 4 Years in a Row (2015-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)

Vascular:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)

Prostate Surgery:

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery in 2018
  • Five-Star Recipient for Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery in 2018

Gastrointestinal:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 6 Years in a Row (2013-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)

Appendectomy:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)

Patient Safety:

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety in 2017
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety in 2017

Labor and Delivery:

  • Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)

These achievements are part of findings released today by Healthgrades and are featured in their2018 Report to the Nation. The new report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically between hospitals regionally and nationally. This variation in care has a significant impact on health outcomes.

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center strives to be the best choice for patients. Through staff training, quality healthcare services, and a focus on patient safety, the hospital is proud to excel in the above areas. Saint Mary’s is also ranked as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 in Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Saint Mary’s is the only hospital the state of Nevada to earn an “A” grade for patient safety by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade—a national patient safety watchdog.

For more information about Saint Mary’s achievements, visit SaintMarysReno.com/Awards.

About Saint Mary’s Health Network: Saint Mary’s Health Network based in Reno, Nev. is comprised of a 380-bed acute care hospital offering inpatient, outpatient and wellness services. Nationally recognized and accredited by The Joint Commission, Saint Mary’s offers a robust line of services including a top-rated Center for Cancer, comprehensive Center for Cardiovascular Care, and advanced Neurology program. The health system also operates numerous clinics, joint ventures, a fully-integrated Medical Group with over 60 providers, and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center. For more information, visit www.SaintMarysReno.com

*For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 32 common conditions and procedures, and evaluate outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 17 states. Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality achievements for cohort-specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality. Individual procedure or condition cohorts are designated as 5-star (statistically significantly better than expected), 3-star (not statistically different from expected) and 1-star (statistically significantly worse than expected) categories. The complete Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at www.healthgrades.com/quality.

**Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2014 through 2016 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.

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