Christiana Care ranked among 100 best hospitals

Healthgrades recognized Christiana Care Health System as one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” in 2018.

The ranking places the system in the top two percent of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Healthgrades makes the rankings based on year-over-year clinical performance.

“At Christiana Care, our mission is simple: We take care of people,” said Christiana Care President and CEO Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH. “We commit to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow, and our continued success in national rankings for quality and safety — including these most recent awards from Healthgrades — demonstrates that we’re delivering true value to our community.”

Some of the particular metrics include risk-adjusted mortality and in-hospital complications.

Christiana Care received the following distinctions in 2018:

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for 5 Years in a Row (2014-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ for 5 Years in a Row (2014-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care™ for 7 Years in a Row (2012-2018)

· One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ for 7 Years in a Row (2012-2018)

“We commend the recipients of Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best Hospital Award™ for their commitment to delivering exceptional clinical outcomes,” said Brad Bowman, chief medical officer of Healthgrades®. “The choice of a hospital is an important decision — one that can be a matter of life and death — so consumers should do their research and use trusted information like this to assess and select their facility of choice.”

 

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