Navigation Links
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.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Regions Hospital
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Cold Spring Harbor scientists devise novel, low-cost method of sifting genomes high-value regions
2. Red Cross President Visits Flooded Regions in Mexico
3. Regions Named One of Nations Top 100 Heart Hospitals
4. Belief, disbelief and uncertainty activate distinct brain regions
5. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
6. NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
7. Norwalk virus: Cruise ship illness challenging and costly to hospitals, too
8. Glades General Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Provide On-Site Electronic Birth Registration
9. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
10. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
11. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... The V ... announce its Not a Moment to Lose fundraising campaign. As the V Foundation’s ... to declaring victory over cancer. The campaign aims to raise $200 million by ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... 2016 , ... GrekTek LLC, ( http://www.grektek.com ) an mHealth ... ) for the HealthyWatch, a new device to help patients manage their health ... while sharing these events with caregivers in real time. , “One ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... the newly updated International Audit Protocol Consortium (IAPC) EHS audit protocol for ... to understand the scope of their EHS regulatory obligations and rapidly collect, share, ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... What: Shriners Hospitals for Children, with the help ... patients – using a video monitor and web-enabled camera. Santa visits with children through ... into a Christmas Wonderland, which is where the video connection to the North Pole ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , ... December 05, 2016 , ... ... it has been featured in SuperbCrew magazine, a leading online tech news platform ... This interview, now featured on SuperbCrew.com, explores the state of enterprise mobility security ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... Dec. 5, 2016  Sharn Anesthesia Inc. announced today ... and distribution partner for Salter Labs.  The company also ... in recognition of outstanding sales performance. Salter ... and anesthesia care, including the market gold standard ECO ... master distributor of the Parker Flex-Tip® Endotracheal Tube, which ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , Dec. 5, 2016   BIOTRONIK today ... study. The study evaluates the safety and feasibility of ... an office setting. BioMonitor 2 is an ... that is placed underneath a patient,s skin to help ... (fainting). Atrial fibrillation is a leading cause of stroke ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Calif. , Dec. 5, 2016 Sanovas, ... technology accelerator, announced today the launch of its wholly owned ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161202/445250LOGO   Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161202/445251LOGO ... ... There ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: