Good Shepherd Medical Center Ranked Nationally for Quality Clinical Excellence December 2, 2016

Good Shepherd Medical Center has received the 2017 quality award rankings from CareChex® - an information service of Quantros, Inc. These rankings listed Good Shepherd Medical Center as #1 in the Market for Medical Excellence in Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care.

“CareChex has regularly recognized Good Shepherd Medical Center as a top-tier hospital in the region, state and nation,” said Steve Altmiller, Good Shepherd Health System president and chief executive officer. “The quality care we give patients each day has led us to being ranked first in our market in 23 Medical Excellence categories and 24 Patient Safety criteria.” Good Shepherd was ranked in the Top 100 hospitals in the Nation for Medical Excellence in the following areas:

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Medical Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • General Surgery
  • Heart Attack Treatment
  • Heart Failure Treatment
  • Interventional Coronary Care
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Pneumonia Care
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Vascular Care

For many of the categories, including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care, Orthopedic Care and Spinal Surgery, Good Shepherd has ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for more than five years. Good Shepherd also ranked in the Top 5 hospitals in the state for Medical Excellence in the following areas:

  • Overall Hospital Care - #2
  • Heart Attack Care - #2
  • Pneumonia Care - #2
  • Overall Medical Care - #4
  • Cardiac Care - #4
  • Heart Failure Treatment - #4
  • Orthopedic Care - #4
  • Vascular Surgery - #4
  • Gall Bladder Removal - #5
  • General Surgery - #5

For more information on the services offered at Good Shepherd Medical Center, please visit www.GSMC.org. For more information or to learn more about the CareChex quality rankings of other hospitals in the area, please visit www.carechex.com.

About CareChex®
CareChex® is an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences. For access to provider quality ratings, visit www.CareChex.com.

About Good Shepherd Medical Center
Good Shepherd Medical Center is the area’s preferred hospital with a strong history and reputation for providing high quality, compassionate medical care. Established in 1935, Good Shepherd is a non-profit, full service, acute-care, 425-bed regional referral center featuring a Level III Trauma Center, Primary Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, Level IIIa Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and 24/7 neurosurgery and cardiac cath lab services.