ALVARADO AMONG AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS IN 3 SPECIALTIES

ALVARADO AMONG AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS IN 3 SPECIALTIES

07-29-2014

America's 100 Best Hospitals

America's 100 Best Hospitals

America's 100 Best Hospitals

Alvarado Hospital was just ranked among "America's 100 Best Hospitals" for Spine Surgery™, Orthopedic Surgery™ and Critical Care™ by Healthgrades in 2014. This is in addition to the hospital overall being named among the "Top 5% in the Nation in Clinical Care."

Nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide were evaluated for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions and Healthgrades identified the 100 best hospitals within each procedure.

"When our community entrusts their care to us, they now have added confidence that the quality of care provided here at Alvarado is nationally acclaimed and one of the few hospitals in San Diego to achieve not only a top 5% in the nation status, but a Top 100 Hospital for care that really matters—orthopedics, spine surgery and critical care," said Robin Gomez, administrator. "We know we provide the highest caliber of care, but it is rewarding to have it recognized by respected outside organizations.

Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. To read more about Healthgrades awards and to see how Alvarado compares with other area hospitals, click here.

In 2014, Alvarado Hospital was recognized in the following specialties:

Overall

  • Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ in 2014 (Top 5% in Nation for Clinical Care)

America's Best 100 Hospitals

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery™
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care™

Orthopedics

  • Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™
  • Spine Surgery Excellence Award™
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Spine Surgery
  • 5-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment
  • 5-Star Recipient for Back Surgery
  • 5-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery

Vascular

  • 5-Star Recipient for Carotid Surgery

GI

  • 5-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Critical Care

  • Critical Care Excellence Award™
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Critical Care
  • 5-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis
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