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Published on October 23, 2018

Alamance Regional Medical Center Earns 5 Stars in the Treatment of 5 Major Conditions

The awards for the treatment of  heart failure, stroke, pneumonia, sepsis and respiratory failure come from Healthgrades.


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Alamance Regional Medical Center has earned 5 stars for its treatment of people with heart failure, stroke, pneumonia, sepsis and respiratory failure. This is according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. 

“Every hospital in America strives to improve the care it delivers patients,” says Preston Hammock, president, Alamance Regional Medical Center. “To receive these recognitions, even as the bar keeps going up, is a testament to the exceptional care we deliver every day at Alamance Regional Medical Center.” 

Alamance Regional Medical Center has received these 5-star distinctions for multiple years:

  • Treatment of Heart Failure for 7 years in a row (2013-2019)
  • Treatment of Stroke for 5 years in a row (2015-2019)
  • Treatment of Pneumonia for 8 years in a row (2012-2019)
  • Treatment of Sepsis for 6 years in a row (2014-2019)
  • Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 5 years in a row (2015-2019)

This achievement is part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation. The report demonstrates how clinical performance differs dramatically between hospitals regionally and nationally. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates the performance of almost 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions, as well as tracking outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 15 states and the District of Columbia.* 

“Clinical quality varies significantly between hospitals, so it’s important for consumers to use information about outcomes to assess where to receive care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer at Healthgrades. “These 5-star ratings for heart failure, respiratory failure, sepsis, stroke treatment and pneumonia showcase the expertise and commitment of Alamance Regional Medical Center to patients.”

 

* Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2015 through 2017 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.

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