JFK Memorial Hospital recently marked its achievement in quality healthcare after ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation, according to an evaluation by Healthgrades in its 2016 Report to the Nation.
The announcement came during a special recognition event Oct. 23 at the hospital’s main lobby in Indio.
Healthgrades is the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. Every year Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 33 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.
JFK Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in the Inland Empire to be a 5 Star Recipient in total knee and top 10 percent for Joint Replacement 5 Years in a Row (2012-2016).
A 5-star rating indicates that John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or conducting the procedure being evaluated.
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital not only performs at a 5-star level in Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment, it outperforms other hospitals in the nation in Orthopedics and as a result has been recognized with the 2016 Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award.
The complete Healthgrades 2016 Report to the Nation can be found at www.healthgrades.com/quality and includes detailed cohort-specific outcomes data, hospital-specific quality achievements, and detailed study methodology.
Photography by Pat Krause