Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CoxHealth earns top 100 distinction; leads Missouri in 10 categories

CoxHealth in Springfield has been recognized by CareChex for being among the top 100 U.S. hospitals in the nation in 12 categories including overall medical care, and the top hospital in Missouri in 10 categories, in the group’s 2015 America’s Top Quality Hospitals medical excellence ratings.

Unlike other publicly available hospital quality ratings, CareChex, a division of Comparion, provides a comprehensive, multi-dimensional analysis of medical quality by evaluating process of care, outcomes of care, and patient satisfaction data. Their National Quality Rating Database includes virtually all general, acute, non-federal U.S. hospitals.

For medical excellence, CoxHealth is rated number one in Missouri for general surgery, heart failure treatment, neurological care, major neurosurgery, spinal fusion and spinal surgery, major orthopedic surgery, pneumonia care, pulmonary care and major bowel procedures.