Anaheim, CA – Today, Anaheim Global Medical Center announced that it has been named a 5-star recipient for Hysterectomy and C-Section Delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.This 5-star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the conditionor performing the procedure being evaluated.
“It is through the effort and hard work of our physicians, nurses and staff members that we have achieved this recognition,” said Scott Rifkin, Chief Executive Office of Anaheim Global Medical Center. “Our labor and delivery and surgical services teams are honored to provide compassionate and attentive care to our patients. It is rewarding to know that our dedication to our patients truly makes a difference.”
“Consumers place high-quality outcomes at the top of their wish list when selecting a hospital, so health systems that have achieved this particular distinction stand out among their peers,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Especially in an environment where consumers have more choices than ever before about where to receive care, a hospital’s commitment to achieving high-quality outcomes for their patients is more important than ever.”
To help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance, Healthgrades analyzed all-payer state data for 17 states for years 2013 through 2015. Healthgrades found that there is a significant variation in hospital quality between those who have received 5-stars and those who have not. For example, from 2013-2015, patients having a hysterectomy in hospitals with 5-stars have, on average a 59.5% lower risk of experiencing a complication or dying than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star (Healthgrades Report to the Nation, 2017).
Anaheim Global Medical Center has received numerous distinctions and awards in the past, including Healthgrades 5-star distinction for Coronary Intervention, Coronary Bypass, Esophageal-Stomach Surgeries, and Treatment of GI Bleed care.
For over 40 years, Anaheim Global Medical Center has provided the local Orange County community with high quality, professional, and compassionate healthcare. The 189-bed acute care facility offers advanced medical technology and a wide range of health care services.
Anaheim Global Medical Center is involved in local and community-based programs that serve the culturally diverse population of Orange County. As members of both the Anaheim and Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the hospital is committed to advancing the positive relationships these organizations have with the local community. As the community’s healthcare needs continue to grow, Anaheim Global Medical Center supports and maintains a full range of specialty services that serve both patients and their families, including cardiac care, women’s services, behavioral health services and inpatient and outpatient surgical services.