October 23, 2018
Medical City Fort Worth is 5-star rated for Peripheral Vascular Bypass, Gallbladder Removal Surgery and Bariatric Surgery outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
The achievements are part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation. The new report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically between hospitals regionally and nationally. Every year,Healthgrades evaluates 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions at almost 4,500 facilities nationwide. A 5-star rating indicates that Medical City Fort Worth's clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.
"Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life," says Jyric Sims, FACHE, CEO of Medical City Fort Worth. "These five-star ratings validate our mission to give every patient that walks through our doors the highest quality care possible."
Medical City Fort Worth was also recognized for the following clinical achievements:
- Recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™
- Recognized by Healthgrades in 2019 for Superior Performance in Bariatric Surgery
- Among the Top 5% of Hospitals Evaluated for Bariatric Surgery in 2019
"Clinical quality varies significantly between hospitals, so it's important for consumers to use information about outcomes to assess where to receive care," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Healthgrades. "These 5-star ratings for Peripheral Vascular Bypass, Gallbladder Removal Surgery and Bariatric Surgery showcase the expertise and commitment Medical City Fort Worth has to its patients."
About Medical City Fort Worth
Medical City Fort Worth is licensed for 320 beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a wide range of specialties, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, surgical services, orthopedics, kidney transplants and emergency care. A part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is also a Joint Commission certified chest pain center, a designated comprehensive stroke center, and a designated Magnet® facility for nursing excellence.