Parma Hospital named one of the 20 Best Community Hospitals in America
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Parma Community General Hospital has been named to the list of 20 Best Community Hospitals in America, as published in the March/April edition of Becker’s Hospital Review.
Hospitals named to the list were selected based on publicly available indicators such as quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and patient safety. Becker’s reports that it considered industry rankings such as Thomson Reuters, which has named Parma Hospital among the 100 Top Hospitals for cardiovascular care in 2009, and HealthGrades, which placed Parma Hospital among America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2009 and gave it the clinical excellence and women’s health excellence award.
“Quality care with a personalized touch is what Parma Hospital is known for, and we are extremely proud to be ranked among the best community hospitals in the country,” said President & CEO Patricia A. Ruflin. “It is validating to be recognized nationally when judged on objective, publicly available indicators.”
Parma Hospital is a 321-bed hospital with more than 500 physicians in over 30 specialties. Centers of excellence include cardiac care, orthopedics, pain management and cancer care.
Nominations were considered from experts in the field as well as reader nominations. Becker’s Hospital Review noted that Parma Hospital is well-rounded and provides excellent patient care based on numerous quality indicators.
Becker’s Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication, web site and e-newsletter with business and legal analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Its audience is largely executives in the medical field and hospitals, including CEOs, CFOs and COOs.
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