Lubbock hospitals recognized by Healthgrades

Four Lubbock hospitals were recognized for quality care and services by Healthgrades, an online resource that evaluates hospital and physicians clinical quality and outcomes.

According to a news release from Healthgrades, the information is based Medicare patient data from 2014 through 2016.

Data for about 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals and 34 common conditions and procedures was evaluated to determine the recognitions.

The data is accessible at www.healthgrades.com.

Covenant Medical Center:

One of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery

Healthgrades 2018 Vascular Surgery Excellence Award

Top 5 Percent in the Nation for Vascular Surgery

Top 10 Percent in the Nation for Vascular Surgery

Five-star valve surgery

Five-star pacemaker procedures

Five-star hip fracture treatment

Five-star carotid surgery

Five-star gallbladder removal surgery

University Medical Center:

2018 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award

Top 10 Percent of Hospitals Evaluated for Bariatric Surgery

Five-star overall Bariatric Surgery

Five-star gallbladder removal surgery

Grace Medical Center:

2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital:

Five-star total knee replacement

Source : http://lubbockonline.com/health/news/2017-10-20/lubbock-hospitals-recognized-healthgrades

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