HOLLAND – Feb. 1, 2011 - HealthGrades, a national independent healthcare ratings organization, has named Holland Hospital as one of its Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence™.
In the recently released HealthGrades Quality Study, Holland Hospital ranked in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide across 26 different medical procedures and diagnoses. Nearly 5,000 hospitals were reviewed for the study.
According to the study results:
- Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence outperform all other hospitals across all of the 17 mortality cohorts and six of nine complication cohorts studied from 2007 through 2009.
- Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence had a 29.82% lower risk-adjusted inhospital mortality rate and a 1.91% lower risk-adjusted inhospital complication rate among Medicare beneficiaries compared to all other hospitals.
- If all hospitals performed at this level, 158,684 Medicare lives could potentially have been saved and 3,511 Medicare inhospital complications could potentially have been avoided.
Holland Hospital has consistently earned high rankings from HealthGrades for the past six years. More information about the HealthGrades Quality Study can be found online at http://www.healthgrades.com/