May 19, 2021
Medical City McKinney, top 10% in the nation for patient safety
- 50.3% less likely to experience a collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals.*
- 60.3% less likely to experience an in-hospital fall resulting in hip fracture, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals.*
- 66.5% less likely to experience pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals.*
- 65.4% less likely to experience catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired in the hospital, than patients treated at non- recipient hospitals.*
“This national recognition speaks to our commitment to high quality, safe patient care,” says Ernest C. Lynch, III, FACHE, CEO of Medical City McKinney. “And to our promise to our community to provide excellence always in every action, every patient, every time.”
“The importance of hospital quality is now at the forefront of consumer’s minds, especially as we continue to navigate COVID-19. We congratulate the recipients of the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award for their ongoing commitment to upholding the highest quality standards for their patients and communities,” says Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades.
Medical City McKinney was recently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” safety rating for protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
*Statistics are calculated from Healthgrades Patient Safety Ratings and Excellence Award methodology which is based primarily on AHRQ technical specifications (Version 2020.0.1) to MedPAR data for years 2017 through 2019 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.