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CareChex

CareChex® Names Ochsner Among Top 10% In Nation In 13 Specialties

Liver Transplant Program Again Named Number One in Country

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Ranked #1 in for Overall Hospital, Medical and Surgical Care in Patient Safety

CareChex® – a division of Comparion®   has recognized Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* among the top 10% in the nation in 13 different specialties in its 2016 hospital rankings.

Additionally, for the fourth year in a row, Ochsner was named number one in the country for liver transplants.

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 2016 CareChex® awards:

Top 10% in Nation – Medical Excellence

Top 10% in Nation – Patient Safety

#1 in State – Medical Excellence

Top 10% in State – Patient Safety

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Ranked #1 in for Overall Hospital, Medical and Surgical Care in Patient Safety

Ranked in 14 Specialties for Medical Excellence and Patient Safety in the Market or Ranked Among Top 10% in the Nation in Nine Specialties for Medical Excellence and Patient Safety

Top 10% in Nation – Medical Excellence

Top 10% in Nation – Patient Safety

#1 in Baton Rouge – Medical Excellence

#1 in Baton Rouge – Patient Safety

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