window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Sunday , December 8 2019
Mountains 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Utep Football Generic 728
McDonalds BBall 2019 728
Amy’s Astronomy
High Desert 728
Darrington Park 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
STEP 728
Rugby Coming Soon 728
ENTERPRISE 728
EPCON_2020 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
Home | News | Local News | Las Palmas Medical Center, Del Sol Medical Center Receive Accolades for Care
Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare

Las Palmas Medical Center, Del Sol Medical Center Receive Accolades for Care

Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, which includes Las Palmas Medical Center and Del Sol Medical Center, has been recognized with Healthgrades 2019 awards in bariatric, cardiac and orthopedics care.

“Las Palmas Medical Center continually strives to serve the region with the best patient care,” Don Karl, chief executive officer of Las Palmas Medical Center, said. “Receiving recognition and achieving top awards from Healthgrades proves our hospital staff’s contribution and commitment to excellence.”

Each year, Healthgrades, an online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, evaluates performance at almost 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

Of the 2019 awards, Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare achieved the 5-star rating for Overall Bariatric Surgery and for Pacemaker Procedures. Additionally, it was named among the top 10 percent in the nation for orthopedic surgery, as well as spine surgery.

According to Healthgrades, a 5-star rating indicates that Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.

If all hospitals as a group performed similarly to hospitals receiving five stars as a group, on average 222,210 lives could potentially have been saved and 157,210 in-hospital complications could potentially have been avoided.

“Del Sol Medical Center is proud to be recognized in the top 10 percent of the nation for orthopedics care and to receive a 5-star rating in bariatric and cardiac care,” David Shimp, chief executive officer of Del Sol Medical Center, said. “Each patient’s need is unique. The hospital’s goal is to meet each need with optimal care.”

To help consumers understand, compare and evaluate hospital performance, Healthgrades analyzed patient outcome data for all patients provided by 15 individual states and the District of Columbia from 2015 to 2017.

Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance for more than 4,500 facilities across the nation.

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

Check Also

Thanksgiving Holiday information, closures and events

As is tradition, the Thanksgiving holiday features plenty of closures and plenty of events. Below …

Utep Football Generic 728
EPCON_2020 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
EP MediaFest 2020 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Mountains 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
Amy’s Astronomy
McDonalds BBall 2019 728
Rugby Coming Soon 728
High Desert 728
Darrington Park 728
STEP 728