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Suburban Community Hospital Recognized by Healthgrades for Clinical Outcomes

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Suburban Community Hospital Recognized by Healthgrades for Clinical Outcomes

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Michelle Aliprantis, MBA

Regional Director of Marketing and Communications

MAliprantis@primehealthcare.com

Suburban Community Hospital Recognized by Healthgrades for Clinical Outcomes

East Norriton, PA (10/28/2022) Suburban Community Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, is nationally recognized in three service lines and is the Five-Star Recipient of Treatment for Hip Fractures, Diabetic Emergencies, and Sepsis for Five-Star ratings according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients.

Prime Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading health systems with 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states. Prime’s hospitals received more than 250 accolades from Healthgrades for the 2023 award season.

“We commend Suburban Community Hospital for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that nationally recognized hospitals by Healthgrades have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”

The service lines recognized at Suburban Community Hospital include Orthopedics and Critical Care. These achievements reflect the Hospital’soutstanding clinical outcomes in those service areas.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from Healthgrades as it reflects our continued commitment to quality care,” said Jim Hazlett, Chief Nursing Officer of Suburban Community Hospital. “We are grateful for our outstanding team and their commitment to our patients. Without their ongoing engagement, these designations would not be possible.”

Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals for specialty care.

Below is a complete list of and achievements at Suburban Community Hospital:

  • Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis, (2019-2023)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, (2018, 2019, & 2020)
  • Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Hip Fracture, (2019-2023)
  • Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy, 2021
  • Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia, 2022
  • Healthgrades Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies, 2023
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus Award recipient, (2014–2022)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite Plus Award recipient, (2015–2021)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll Award recipient, (2020–2022)
  • Nationally Recognized ‘A’ Grade for Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, (fall 2019 and fall 2021)
  • Geriatric Emergency Department from the American College of Emergency Physicians (GEDA), 2020
  • Titanium Award in Donate Life Challenge, (2021-2022)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll, (2021 & 2022)
  • The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA), Prime Healthcare System Accreditation, 2022

Suburban Community Hospital has been recognized for clinical quality and safety excellence over the years.

  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety Excellence Award (2019, 2020, & 2021)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety Excellence Award, 2018

Consumers can visitHealthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2019 through 2021.Click here to view the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.

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About Suburban Community Hospital: Suburban Community Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care hospital, and a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. For over 65 years, Suburban Community Hospital has been delivering quality healthcare to Montgomery County and the surrounding region. Suburban Community Hospital, originally named Riverview Hospital, opened in 1944. Chartered at 740 Sandy Street in Norristown, PA, Riverview Osteopathic Hospital would provide medical and surgical services to the sick, afflicted, and injured, and would educate persons in the care and nursing. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Suburban Community Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology.

Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, Lower Bucks Hospital in Bucks County, and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Based in Ontario, California, Prime Healthcare is nationally recognized for award-winning quality care and has been named a Top 10 and Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health. Its hospitals have been named among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” 58 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past six years. To learn more, please visit www.primehealthcare.com

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