As the premier provider of comprehensive health services in the West Georgia / East Alabama region, West Georgia Health has been honored for its achievements in many areas of patient care.
For *2013, West Georgia Health is ranked among the top 10% of all U.S. hospitals for Medical Excellence in:
In addition, West Georgia Health ranked in the top 10 percent of all U.S. hospitals for Medical Excellence in these clinical categories:
*These rankings are based on independent research conducted by CareChex®, a division of Comparion®. Comparion determines these rankings via its National Quality Rating Database which includes virtually all general, acute, no-federal U.S. hospitals and incorporates the most recent three years of federal fiscal year data. To learn more, visit www.carechex.com.
**The Studer Group is an outcomes-based healthcare performance improvement firm that has worked with more than 800 hospitals nationwide.
For the fourth consecutive year in 2013, West Georgia Health has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital for the following achievements:
West Georgia Medical Center has achieved the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes West Georgia Health’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.
Twin Fountains Home, one of West Georgia Health’s skilled nursing facilities, has achieved the Alliant GMCF Georgia Quality Award for improving the quality of health care for Georgians. Twin Fountains Home is one of just 20 skilled nursing facilities in Georgia to receive this honor, which was based on quality care assessments combined with resident satisfaction scores. Twin Fountains Home scored higher than average.