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Published on December 05, 2017

Cone Health Hospitals Among Nation’s Elite for Medical Excellence

CareChex ranks care at Cone Health among the nation’s top 100 hospitals  for medical excellence in numerous categories

 

Alamance Regional Medical Center, Annie Penn Hospital, Moses Cone Hospital, Wesley Long Hospital and Women’s Hospital are again listed among the top hospitals in the nation. The 2018 quality awards are from CareChex® — an information service of Quantros, Inc.

According to CareChex’s 2018 ratings,  Annie Penn Hospital, Moses Cone Hospital, Wesley Long Hospital and Women’s Hospital – are ranked in the Top 100 of all U.S. hospitals for medical excellence in:

  • Overall Hospital Care.
  • Overall Surgical Care.
  • Major Cardiac Surgery.
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery.
  • General Surgery.
  • Joint Replacement.
  • Neurological Care.
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery.
  • Spinal Fusion.
  • Spinal Surgery.
  • Vascular Surgery.

“When you go to the hospital, you want excellent care. You don’t want to get an infection, you don’t want a complication, and you don’t want to return to the hospital a week later,” says Cone Health Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Bruce Swords, MD.

Alamance Regional Medical Center, which is listed separately, is ranked in the Top 100 of all U.S. hospitals for medical excellence in:

  • Overall Medical Care.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage.
  • Neurological Care.
  • Pulmonary Care.
  • Vascular Surgery.

“We are always working to enhance the level of care we provide our patients,” says Alamance Regional Medical Center President Preston Hammock. “Being recognized for medical excellence in these areas, along with the other specialized services available across Cone Health, means we are able to provide the best health care to Alamance County and the surrounding communities.”

CareChex issues quality ratings designed to help hospitals improve quality and help consumers better understand medical excellence and patient safety. CareChex provides clinical, financial and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences. For access to provider quality ratings, visit www.CareChex.com.

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