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CareChex

CareChex® Recognized Ochsner Health System Campuses as Top 10% of Hospitals in the Nation

Organ Transplant and Liver Transplant Program Named Number One in Country

CareChex® – a division of Comparion®   has recognized Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway*, Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner and Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation.

Additionally, for the fifth year in a row, Ochsner was named number one in the country for organ transplant and liver transplants. Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway was recognized as the number one hospital in Louisiana for 12 specialties.

CareChex® is a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics is an innovative medical quality rating system designed to assist hospitals and health systems in improving the quality of inpatient care and promoting medical excellence to consumers, payers, and employers. This prestigious distinction encompasses three components of medical quality: process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences.

“Ochsner is committed to attaining high standards of quality care, and recognition from independent quality evaluations such as these demonstrate we are achieving our goal,” said Warner Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health System. “Providing excellent care is only possible with our outstanding physicians, employees, and volunteers. We are extremely grateful for their ability to care for patients in such an exceptional manner.”

“CareChex allows the public to make informed decisions regarding the quality of medical care provided by hospitals,” said Dr. Thane Forthman, President and CEO of CareChex®, a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics. “We are pleased to acknowledge Ochsner has achieved an exceptionally high level of performance in medical excellence and patient safety across 13 specialties, especially in the area of medical excellence for Liver Transplants. Ochsner’s performance is a benchmark other hospitals should seek to emulate.”  

For more information, please visit www.ochsnerquality.org or www.carechex.com.

Following is a list of Ochsner’s many notable 2017 CareChex® awards:

Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway

  • Top 11 Hospital in the nation in 8 clinical categories
  • Top 10% of Hospitals in the nation in 16 clinical categories

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

  • Top 10% Of Hospitals in the nation in 6 clinical categories

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner

  • Top 10% Of Hospitals in the nation in 2 clinical categories

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

  • Top 10% Of Hospitals in the nation in 1 clinical categories

# 1 in the State

  • Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway was recognized as the number one hospital in Louisiana for 12 specialties.
  1. Bariatric Surgery
  2. Cancer Care
  3. Gastrointestinal Care
  4. GI Hemorrhage (#9 In The Nation)
  5. General Surgery
  6. Interventional Carotid Care
  7. Neurological Care
  8. Neurological Surgery (#4 In The Nation)
  9. Organ Transplants (#1 In The Nation)
  10. Pneumonia Care
  11. Heart Transplant
  12. Liver Transplant (#1 in the nation)

Top 10 in the Nation

  • Organ Transplants (#1 in the nation)
  • Liver Transplant (#1 in the nation)
  • Neurological Surgery (#4 in the nation)
  • GI Hemorrhage (#9 in the nation)

 

*Ochsner’s quality metrics include data from Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist Medical Center.

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