Parkview Earns Multiple Accolades from US News and World Report
Parkview Medical Center earned a number of high Marks this year from U.S. News and World Reports Annual evaluation of the best hospitals in America.
The magazine recognized Parkview as High Performing in four types of care: colon cancer surgery, heart failure treatment, orthopedics and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
With recognition in four categories of care, U.S. News also deemed Parkview Medical Center the best hospital in Southeastern Colorado and among the top 10 hospitals in the state.
To earn a high-performing recognition, a hospital must score significantly above the national average in that specialty or procedure based on methodology set by U.S. News.
Some of the factors that earned high marks in each of the procedures and the Orthopedics specialty were the Ratio of nurses to patients, the number of patients who were able to be discharged directly to their homes following their stay at Parkview, the number of patients who received timely flu shots during flu season and the survival rates of patients.
“These recognitions are a result of the collaboration that happens between hospital staff and our physicians and physician partners,” said President and CEO Leslie Barnes. “Providing high-quality health care is a team effort and we’re proud that work has been recognized on a national level.”