Centura Health Hospitals Recognized Among Top 5% of Hospitals in Nation According to Healthgrades

(ENGLEWOOD, COLO.) Today, several Centura Health hospitals received the Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. The distinction places four Centura Health hospitals in the top five percent of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated nationwide and based solely on their outstanding clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

The Centura Health network is on the forefront of evolving the health care delivery model to meet population health needs and deliver consistent, high-value care. As the regions leading health care provider, Centura Health is in a unique position to continually share and collaborate to find new ways to improve safety and quality of care each and every day. The integrated network dedicates comprehensive resources to employing standardized, evidence-based clinical protocols, monitoring outcomes throughout its network, and maintaining an unwavering commitment to clinical excellence and superior patient outcomes.

Centura Health hospitals recognized by Healthgrades with the 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence include Littleton Adventist Hospital, Littleton, Colo.; Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker, Colo.; Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Porter Adventist Hospital, Denver.

The 261 recipients of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence stand out among the rest for overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care. During the 2015 study period (2011-2013), these hospitals showed superior performance in clinical outcomes for patients in the Medicare population across at least 21 of 32 of the most common inpatient conditions and procedures as measured by objective performance data (risk-adjusted mortality and in-hospital complications). To learn more about how Healthgrades determines Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence recipients, please visit Healthgrades website.

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We are committed to clinical excellence and evidence-based outcomes, and believe tools, such as Healthgrades, help consumers make their own, customized value-based health care purchasing decisions, said Gary Campbell, president and CEO, Centura Health. We will continue to evolve our strategies and initiatives aimed at optimizing health care value to ensure we meet the health care needs of the communities we serve in Colorado and western Kansas.

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About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 18,100 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life Colorado, we are making the regions best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. Were Centura Health, and were here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit the Centura Health website.

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