Consumers search for providers at healthgrades.com more than 350 million times annually in an effort to make informed healthcare decisions and choose the right doctor and hospital for their specific care needs. Now more than ever, consumers are searching for and selecting providers based on quality. How do you make sure your organization is selected?
Unlike other hospital ratings companies, Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes — risk-adjusted mortality, patient safety, and in-hospital complications.
We measure millions of patient discharges over a three-year period, across 32 common procedures and conditions, and adjust for each patient’s age, gender, medical condition, and complexity of procedure. Healthgrades assessments provide your hospital with the necessary transparency by applying methodologies based on science, clinical practice, research, and evidence.
More than a ratings service, Healthgrades offers a range of clinical consulting assessments and implementation recommendations to help you meet your quality goals. Our team of experts provides advice on implementation and actionable analysis to maximize your quality performance – not just a dashboard.
As the healthcare industry moves toward a value-based care model, hospitals and health systems will be rewarded or penalized based on their clinical outcomes.
Healthgrades Quality Analysis and Reporting helps you measure your performance against benchmarks. Our team of experts will help you identify areas in which your hospital may need improvement while giving positive reinforcement for the areas in which your hospital excels. Healthgrades will help you bring an analytical and objective voice to your quality discussions and we help foster discussions around statistical trends relating to clinical outcomes.
Healthgrades Clinical Consulting and Implementation services help hospitals and health systems achieve better outcomes through clinical quality consultation and evidence-based implementation. Our primary service line specialties include cardiac, orthopedics, critical care, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, and stroke. Our physician-led team works with your hospital to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.
2018 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™
Announced: January 23, 2018
Recognized for performing in the top 5% nationally for overall clinical excellence, Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence recipients have specific areas of expertise and provide care resulting in high-quality outcomes. They stand out above the rest because they consistently deliver comprehensive high-quality care.
2018 Patient Safety Special Excellence Award™
To be announced: May 8, 2018
This achievement recognizes hospitals for how well it prevents infections, medical errors, and other complications based standard patient safety indicators. Patients receiving care at a Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospital has, on average, a lower risk of experiencing patient safety events.
2018 America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals Awards™
Announced: February 27, 2018
America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals provide the highest quality of care year over year. These hospitals are in the top 1% and 2% respectively in the nation for consistent clinical quality based on an analysis of risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates across a spectrum of common inpatient procedures and conditions.
2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™
To be announced: May 8, 2018
This achievement recognizes hospitals that provide an outstanding patient experience based on measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions.
2019 Achievements for a service line or specific condition
To be announced: October 23, 2018
Patients who have treatments and procedures at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.
In today’s world, it’s all about the data. Healthgrades can help your health system acquire valuable information and use it to make meaningful connections with consumers. Find out how.