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Beebe Healthcare recognized for quality by Healthgrades

October 25, 2017

Beebe Healthcare announced it has been recognized by Healthgrades as having high achievements in cardiac, orthopaedic services, pulmonary and critical care. Beebe was named among the top hospitals in the nation for coronary interventions; it is the only hospital on Delmarva to earn this distinction.

Beebe Healthcare has achieved:

  • Top 10 percent in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for two years in a row (2017-18).
  • Five-Star recipient for Total Knee Replacement for 15 years in a row (2004-18).
  • Five-Star recipient for Total Hip Replacement for two years in a row (2017-18).
  • Five-Star recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery for nine years in a row (2010-18).
  • Top 5 percent in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2018.
  • Five-Star recipient for treatment of COPD in 2018.
  • Five-Star recipient for treatment of Pneumonia for 13 years in a row (2006-18).
  • Five-Star recipient for treatment of Sepsis for nine years in a row (2010-18).
  • Five-Star recipient for treatment of Respiratory Failure for two years in a row (2017-18).

These achievements are part of findings recently released by Healthgrades and are featured in its 2018 Report to the Nation. The new report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically among hospitals regionally and nationally.

"Beebe Healthcare prides itself on serving the community's health needs. To meet this goal, our care teams are consistently improving processes that lead to better outcomes for our patients," said Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, president and CEO, Beebe Healthcare. "Over the past several years, our quality and safety teams have put new procedures into place to reduce complications and hospital-acquired infections, as well as to reduce sepsis and pneumonia complications. This work is evident in Beebe's continued achievement in these areas. In addition, our surgery teams in orthopaedic services, and cardiac and vascular continue to achieve excellent outcomes for our patients. I am proud to note that our respiratory and critical care teams are also continuing to have exceptional outcomes in the treatment of respiratory failure and COPD."

Healthgrades is 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.

"Consumers place high value on information about hospital quality and use it to evaluate their choices for care," said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer, Healthgrades. "Hospitals that have achieved recognition for their quality outcomes prove their commitment to their patients and their community at large."

 

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