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Monday, January 14, 2019 - STPH Quality, Safety Tops in State, Nation

             
           
STPH Ranked #1 in Louisiana and Top 100 Nationally for 
Specific Honors in Medical Excellence and Patient Safety

 

COVINGTON – CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc., ranked St. Tammany Parish Hospital #1 in Louisiana for cardiac, pneumonia and vascular care. CareChex also ranked STPH among the Top 100 Hospitals nationally for medical excellence and patient safety, as well as more than 600 other distinctions for quality and safety.

 

“We are honored to once again earn recognition among the nation’s top hospitals for the care we provide our patients,” STPH CEO Joan M. Coffman said. “When all colleagues work together, always putting the patient first, we live out our mission each day. This is exactly what we mean when we talk about delivering world-class healthcare, close to home."

Following are all the distinctions for which CareChex recognizes St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

Overall Hospital Care:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in the market (Patient Safety Award)

Overall Medical Care:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)

Overall Surgical Care:

  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in the market (Patient Safety Award)

Bariatric Surgery:

  • #1 in market (Medical Excellence Award)

Cardiac Care:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award)
  • #1 in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)
  • #1 in market (Medical Excellence Award)

Major Cardiac Surgery

  • #1 in market (Patient Safety Award)

Gall Bladder Removal

  • #1 in market (Patient Safety Award)

Gastrointestinal Care:

  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)

General Surgery

  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Patient Safety Award)

Interventional Coronary Care:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)

Joint Replacement:

  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in market (Patient Safety Award)

Major Bowel Procedures:

  • Top 10% in US (Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in state (Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in market (Patient Safety Award)

Major Neurosurgery:

  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in market (Patient Safety Award)

Orthopedic Care

  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Patient Safety Award)

Pneumonia Care:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award)
  • #1 in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)
  • #1 in market (Medical Excellence Award)

Stroke Care:

  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)

Vascular Surgery:

  • Top 100 in US (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in US (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • Top 10% in region (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award)
  • Top 10% in Louisiana (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)
  • #1 in market (Medical Excellence Award and Patient Safety Award)

 

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A full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare and the latest technology, St. Tammany Parish Hospital delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the utmost care to area residents with emphasis on wellness, preventive care and disease management close to home. STPH is recognized for quality, safety and the patient experience by CareChex, Leapfrog, Healthgrades, Hospital Compare, Women’s Choice and US News & World Report. St. Tammany Parish Hospital is an independent service district in a clinically integrated partnership with Ochsner Health System. Together, the two organizations focus on aligning their healthcare offerings to best serve patients and families in west St. Tammany and surrounding areas. Under their agreement, the two organizations retain their autonomy; neither partner manages nor owns the other. STPH is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no tax funding. Learn more at stph.org.

Carechex® is an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality rankings, 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 CareChex.com.