Oct. 17, 2017 — Marshall Hospital’s ability to produce quality
patient outcomes equates to high praise from independent agencies.
Each year, Healthgrades® evaluates performance for the 34 most common
inpatient procedures/conditions at nearly 4,500 health care facilities
nationwide. In the 2018 honors released today, Marshall received 5-star
honors for quality care in five clinical areas:
- Treatment of Appendectomy
- Treatment of Pneumonia (for the 14th straight year)
- Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism (for the second straight year)
- Treatment of Sepsis (for the sixth straight year)
- Treatment of Stroke (for the fourth straight year)
“It is great to be recognized as one of the best hospitals in the
United States because of the results for our patients,” Marshall
CEO James Whipple said. “I really appreciate all the hard work by
our employees and providers to achieve these great results. Their commitment
to the community and our patients is awe-inspiring. We are continuing
to work hard to make all of our services improve, so I expect even better
results next year.”
The recognition builds on Marshall’s other recent accomplishments.
In 2017, the facility earned the following Healthgrades distinctions:
Top 10% for Overall Pulmonary Services, the Pulmonary Care Excellence
Award and 5-Star honors for Total Knee Replacement.
Last year, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released
its inaugural Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. CMS awarded Marshall
Hospital four out of a possible five stars.
For breastfeeding advocacy, Marshall Hospital maintains a Baby Friendly
certification from the World Health Organization and UNICEF.
Each year since 2015, the American Heart Association has awarded Marshall
Medical Center its Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality
Every two years, The Joint Commission awards its Certificate of Distinction
for Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Marshall earned
the honor in both 2013 and 2015. The 2017 Joint Commission honors will
be announced later this year.
Marshall Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit community healthcare
provider located in the heart of the Sierra Foothills. Marshall Medical
Center includes Marshall Hospital, a fully accredited acute care facility
with 125 beds in Placerville; several outpatient facilities in Cameron
Park, El Dorado Hills and Georgetown; and many community health and education
programs. Marshall has more than 200 physicians and 1,500 employees providing
quality healthcare services to more than 180,000 residents of El Dorado County.