St Mary’s Medical Center is a Healthgrades Five-star recipient for Hip Fracture TreatmentNov 9, 2023
St. Mary’s Medical Center Recognized with Five-Star Achievement from Healthgrades
St. Mary’s Medical Center announced today it has achieved numerous five-star ratings for specialty care, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. St. Mary’s Medical Center’s Five-Star rating includes Hip Fracture Treatment in 2024. This five-star rating reflects St. Mary’s Medical Center’s commitment to consistently delivering the best care possible and places the organization in the upper echelon of hospitals for specialty care nationwide.
"We are immensely proud of the achievement at St. Mary's Medical Center in successfully fixing hip fractures. This recognition from Healthgrades is a testament to the dedication and expertise of our orthopedic team. We are committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients, and this accomplishment fuels our determination to continue making a positive impact on their lives,” said Cynthia McCauley, St. Mary's Medical Center CEO.
Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes: risk-adjusted mortality and complications. By focusing on what matters most–patient outcomes–Healthgrades ratings provide critical feedback for both patients and hospitals. By offering easy access to objective performance measures, Healthgrades gives consumers the information they need to find a hospital that excels in providing the care they need. And, by shining a light on strengths and weaknesses, Healthgrades ratings help direct hospitals to opportunities for clinical improvement. The 2024 hospital assessment evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 35 common conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top performers.
The 2024 Healthgrades analysis revealed that the variation in performance between five-star and one-star hospitals continues to widen, making it increasingly important to seek care at top-rated programs. From 2020 through 2022, if all hospitals as a group performed similarly to five-star hospitals, on average, 215,667 lives could potentially have been saved, and 149,521 patients could have avoided potential complications.*
“Healthgrades congratulates St. Mary’s Medical Center for being a national leader and demonstrating a deep commitment to providing high quality care to all patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As health systems nationwide endeavor to elevate their quality of care, these elite facilities provide a roadmap for success. We commend [Hospital Name] for their dedication to excellence in patient care.”
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for 2020 through 2022 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. Click here to view the complete 2024 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.