Christiana Care makes top 100 hospital list in many categories

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Christiana Care Health System is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Spine Surgery, Pulmonary Care, Gastrointestinal Care and General Surgery according to a national study by Healthgrades.

Every year,Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at about 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions, as well as tracking outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 15 states and the District of Columbia.

“At Christiana Care, we commit to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow,” said Christiana Care President and CEO Janice E. Nevin, M.D. “This award belongs to all our extraordinary caregivers, and it underscores our successes in delivering true value to our community.”

Christiana Care Health System received the following rankings for 2019:

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopaedic Surgery™ for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement™ for 4 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™ for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ for 4 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care™ for 8 Years in a Row (2012-2019)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery™ for 8 Years in a Row (2012-2019)
  • Neurosciences Excellence Award™ for 4 years in a row (2016-2019)
  • Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ for 4 years in a row (2016-2019)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ for 4 years in a row (2016-2019)
  • Critical Care Exellence Award™ for 5 years in a row (2015-2019)

The achievement is part of findings released in the Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation. The new report demonstrates how clinical performance differs dramatically between hospitals nationally, regionally and at the local level, and the impact that this variation has on health outcomes.

Additionally, from 2015 through 2017, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award have, on average, a 63 percent lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.

Earlier this year, Christiana Care Health System received the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for a second year in a row (2017-2018).

Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for almost 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 32 common conditions and procedures, and evaluated outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 15 states and the District of Columbia.

Statistics are based on the Healthgrades analysis of Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MEDPAR) data for years 2015-2017 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.

Christiana Care Health System is one of the country’s largest health care systems, ranking as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation and 11th on the East Coast in terms of admissions. For more information about Christiana Care, visit www.christianacare.org/whoweare

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