October 25, 2019
Orange Park Medical Center is among the top 10 percent in the nation for gastrointestinal care, according to a national report by Healthgrades. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. The variation in hospital quality can have a significant impact on the quality of care a patient receives.
Orange Park Medical Center's achievement is part of the findings released this week in Healthgrades 2020 Report to the Nation, which underscores the focuses on hospital quality to consumers and the medical industry. "This ranking is a reflection of the entire team at Orange Park Medical Center. Every role here plays a part in providing a safe and quality experience and outcome for our patients," said Dr. Bradley Shumaker, Chief Medical Officer at Orange Park Medical Center.
Orange Park Medical Center was recognized for the following clinical achievements:
- Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Gastrointestinal Medical Treatment
- Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Gastrointestinal Services
- Recipient of the Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™
"The hospitals that stand out for exceptional performance in gastrointestinal care should be commended for their long-standing commitment to quality," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "As consumers are increasingly savvy when it comes to finding and selecting a hospital, patients can be confident when they select a hospital that has achieved this Healthgrades recognition."
Earlier this year Orange Park Medical Center was recognized in nine categories for women's care quality for the fifth year in a row.