Friday, August 27
Cabell Huntington Hospital Recognized as 5-Star Recipient for Gynecologic Procedures & C-Section Delivery by Healthgrades
Cabell Huntington Hospital (CHH) has received a 5-star rating for gynecologic procedures and C-section delivery from Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. This 5-star rating places Cabell Huntington Hospital among national leaders.
“Our teams are dedicated to the safety and quality of those we serve,” said Tim Martin, chief operating officer of CHH. “This honor further demonstrates the compassion they provide every day.”
“Women can feel confident selecting a hospital recognized with a 5-star rating for providing exceptional women’s care. We commend the organizations that receive this achievement and for their ongoing commitment to providing exceptional care for their patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer, Healthgrades.
Healthgrades analyzed all-payer data for 16 states for years 2017 through 2019. Healthgrades found that there is a significant variation in hospital quality between those that have received 5-stars and those that have not. For example, for all the years analyzed, women having a gynecologic procedure in hospitals rated 5-stars have a 64% lower risk of experiencing complications while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals rated 1-star*. Additionally, patients having a C-Section Delivery in hospitals rated 1-star are 2.5 times more likely to experience one or more complications than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars*.
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* Statistics are based on Healthgrades’ analysis of all-payer data for years 2017 through 2019 and represent 3-year estimates for patients in 16 states for which all-payer data was made available.