FORT WORTH, Texas — Medical City Fort Worth has been recognized as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
This achievement is a part of new findings and data featured in the Healthgrades 2020 Report to the Nation. According to Healthgrades, the 2020 evaluation analyzes the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals as measured by risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates. The evaluation illustrates the importance of transparency of hospital quality ratings as well as the need for continuous quality improvement. The analysis identifies the top-performing hospitals, where outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected. To share the results of the survey, Healthgrades published the full list of Specialty Excellence Award™ recipients.
“We are honored to be recognized by Healthgrades as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for spine surgery,” says Jyric Sims, FACHE, CEO of Medical City Fort Worth. “This recognition validates why Medical City Fort Worth is the destination of choice for spine surgery in the greater Fort Worth area.”
Medical City Fort Worth was also recognized for the following achievements:
- 5-Star rated for Appendectomy, Bariatric Surgery, Sepsis, Esophageal-Stomach Surgery, Spinal Fusion, Carotid Surgery and Peripheral Vascular Bypass
- Spine Surgery Excellence Award™
- Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™
“As consumers navigate their health, it is important to consider a number of factors, including hospital quality, before deciding where to access care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Healthgrades recognizes hospitals that have proven their dedication to quality care and exceptional outcomes over time and we applaud their efforts and achievement.”
For details on the methodology used in these rankings, visit Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards & America’s Best Hospitals for Specialty Care Awards 2020 Methodology.
About Medical City Fort Worth
Medical City Fort Worth is licensed for 348 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. Part of the Texas Stroke Institute stroke care network, Medical City Fort Worth is a designated comprehensive stroke center and a Joint Commission certified chest pain center. Designated Magnet® for nursing excellence, the facility is also a Blue Zones Project workplace.
Medical City Fort Worth is part of Medical City Healthcare.