February 08, 2022
Healthgrades recognition for clinical excellence places hospital among top 5% in the country
ARLINGTON – Medical City Arlington has been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals™, placing it in the top 5% of hospitals in the country and an overall leader in clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades.
“This recognition of the unwavering dedication to high quality, compassionate care across the wide variety of services we offer is particularly significant given the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,” says Keith Zimmerman, CEO of Medical City Arlington. “The commitment to excellence always from all of our hospital colleagues is why Medical City Arlington is the destination of choice in Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and surrounding areas.”
“A” rated for safety by the Leapfrog Group, Medical City Arlington is a Level II Trauma Center and was the first certified Chest Pain Center and the first certified Primary Stroke Center in Tarrant County. Committed to advancing medicine to create healthier tomorrows, Medical City Arlington is known for providing a variety of advanced specialty services including women’s services, labor and delivery, a Level III neonatal ICU, spine and cancer care. The hospital recently opened a Center for Lung Health, which provides screening, diagnosis and treatment for all types of lung cancers.
Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals achievements are based on an objective review of clinical outcomes across multiple conditions and procedures, analyzing the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide. America’s Best Hospitals deliver better outcomes than 95% of hospitals in the nation, including superior outcomes and lower risk of dying from heart attack, stroke, heart failure and sepsis.
“It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” says Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend Medical City Arlington for providing superior service and committing themselves to keep their communities safe.”