November 21, 2019
PLANO, Texas — Medical City Plano is 5-star rated for gastrointestinal, appendectomy, critical care, labor and delivery and GYN surgery outcomes, according to a national report released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.
"Healthgrades' 5-star ratings recognize our commitment to the care and improvement of human life in every action, every patient, every time,” said Carlton Ulmer, CEO of Medical City Plano. “As our community's first hospital, we are proud that these Healthgrades ratings substantiate our standards for excellent care and reinforce why Medical City Plano is the destination of choice for patients in Collin County and beyond.”
The achievements are part of the Healthgrades 2020 Report to the Nation, which underscores the importance of hospital quality to both consumers and hospital leaders. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data.
Medical City Plano was recognized as:
- Five-Star Recipient for Small Intestine Surgeries
- Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy
- Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
- Five-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery
- Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery
- Five-Star Recipient for Hysterectomy
“Consumers have many choices when it comes to choosing a hospital where to receive care and the choice can be a matter of life and death,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Healthgrades. “The hospitals that have been recognized as 5-star rated for specific procedures and conditions stand out above the rest for the ongoing dedication and commitment to providing exceptional care to their patients.”
Medical City Plano is one of 11 Medical City Healthcare hospitals honored by Healthgrades for 2020 including Medical City Alliance, Medical City Arlington, Medical City Dallas, Medical City Denton, Medical City Fort Worth, Medical City Las Colinas, Medical City Lewisville, Medical City McKinney, Medical City North Hills and Medical City Weatherford.
About Medical City Plano
Medical City Plano is the largest hospital in Collin County. It is full-service, 603 bed, acute-care facility with more than 2,000 employees and 1,400 physicians representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Medical City Plano is Collin County’s only Level I Trauma Center with a Burn and Reconstructive Center, a Comprehensive (Level I) Stroke Center, a Level III NICU and Collin County’s first Chest Pain Accredited hospital. Magnet designated for nursing excellence, Medical City Plano is part of Medical City Healthcare.
Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2016 through 2018 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.