Hill Country Memorial (HCM) has been recognized as among the best in the nation for medical excellence and patient safety by the 2020 Quality Care-Chex awards by Quantros, a performance analytics company. The CareChex Awards benchmark the clinical quality, patient safety and performance for hospitals across the country.
“We are proud to share these findings with patients and the communities we serve as they are indicative of the high quality of care and commitment to excellence they can find close to home,” Hill Country Memorial CEO Jayne Pope said.
HCM was found to be in the top 100 of all U.S. hospitals for medical excellence in major bowel procedures as well as number one in the state and the market in this category.
HCM also ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals, nationally, regionally and in the state, for medical excellence in eight categories – overall hospital care, cardiac care, major bowel procedures, overall medical care, overall surgical care, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, pulmonary care and heart failure treatme nt.