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Regions Hospital Receives National Quality Awards
Date:1/30/2008

St. Paul hospital receives top rankings in stroke, heart and critical care

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Regions Hospital today announced it has received Specialty Excellence Awards(TM) for stroke care, critical care and coronary intervention from the 2008 HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study. Hospitals who receive these honors were in the top tier in the HealthGrades ratings for these specialty areas.

"Quality patient care is our top priority," said Brock Nelson, president and CEO of Regions. "Recognition from an objective, independent source such as HealthGrades validates the efforts of physicians, nurses and staff to deliver the best care and experience to our patients every day."

Among the highlights for Regions in the report:

Cardiac

-- Best in region (St. Paul Area) for coronary interventional procedures

-- Five-star rated for coronary interventional procedures three years in a

row

-- Five-star rated for treatment of heart attack

-- Five-star rated for valve replacement surgery (2007)

Stroke

-- Ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for treatment of stroke

-- Best in region (Twin Cities east metro) for stroke

-- Five-star rated for treatment of stroke four years in a row

Critical Care

-- Ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for overall critical care

-- Five-star rated for overall critical care

-- Five-star rated for treatment of sepsis

-- Five-star rated for treatment of respiratory failure three years in a

row

The study is the largest of its kind, analyzing patient outcomes at virtually all of the nation's 5,000 hospitals over the years 2004, 2005 and 2006. The study covers more than 41 million Medicare hospitalization records in that three-year time period. The study is available at http://www.healthgrades.com.

Regions Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center and teaching hospital serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin for more than 130 years. Regions is a private, non-profit hospital providing outstanding care in women's health, heart, cancer, surgery, orthopaedics, neuroscience, burn, emergency care and more. Regions is part of the HealthPartners family of care. Additional information is available at http://www.regionshospital.com.


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