Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) has received 2015 Medical Excellence awards through CareChex®

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

DALTON, Ga. – Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) has received 2015 Medical Excellence awards through CareChex® – a division of Comparion®.

HMC is in the top 10 percent in the state, region and nation for Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedic Care and Pulmonary Care.

The Medical Excellence Award is an overall measure of quality for the hospital or health system and encompasses performance across risk-adjusted mortality rates, risk- adjusted complication rates, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) inpatient quality indicators (IQIs), AHRQ patient safety indicators (PSIs), core measures, and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores.

“CareChex allows the public to make informed decisions regarding the quality of medical care provided by Hamilton Medical Center,” said Dr. Thane Forthman, President and CEO of CareChex, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics. “We are pleased to acknowledge Hamilton has achieved an exceptionally high level of performance for medical excellence in Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedic Care and Pulmonary Care.”

CareChex is a division of Comparion Medical Analytics – one of the nation’s largest privately-held healthcare information services companies. 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.

Hamilton Medical Center cardiac care representatives
Hamilton Medical Center cardiac care representatives
Hamilton Medical Center orthopedic care representatives

Hamilton Medical Center orthopedic care representatives

Hamilton Medical Center pulmonary care representatives
Hamilton Medical Center pulmonary care representatives