OKEECHOBEE — HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital, a 100-bed acute care facility, and part of HCA Florida Healthcare, is honored to be awarded Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award for the sixth year in a row.
In addition to the Patient Safety Excellence Award Raulerson was recognized for the following:
• Top 5% in the nation for patient safety for six years in a row (2018-2023);
• Top 10% in the nation for patient safety for six years in a row (2018-2023);
To earn these recognitions, nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country are evaluated using objective quality measures, including clinical outcomes, patient safety, and overall patient experience.
“We are proud to be recognized by Healthgrades as a top performer in patient safety for the sixth year in a row,” said Brian Melear, the chief executive officer of HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital, “this achievement confirms our commitment to provide high-quality outcomes and patient-centered care to this community. I want to commend this dedicated team of healthcare providers for their hard work in making these safety recognitions happen.”
Healthgrades evaluates hospital quality for conditions and procedures based solely on clinical outcomes to help consumers understand, compare and evaluate hospital performance. Healthgrades measures hospital performance for the most common in-hospital procedures and conditions and adjusts for each patient’s risk factors, such as age, gender, and medical condition. Healthgrades analysis is based on more than 45 million Medicare medical claims records and other select data for the most recent three-year time period available from nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide.
To learn more about the services at HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital or to find a doctor, please visit HCAFloridaHealthcare.com.