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Covenant Medical Center nationally recognized for vascular and prostate surgeries

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From Covenant Medical Center: 

Covenant Medical Center is one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery and one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online research for inform about about physicians and hospitals.

Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performances at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

Covenant Medical Center was also recognized for the following clinical achievements:

  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award
  • Five-Star recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aorta
  • Five-Star recipient for Carotid Procedures for three consecutive years
  • Five-Star recipient for Peripheral Vascular Bypass for two consecutive years
  • Prostate Surgery Excellence Award for two consecutive years
  • Five-Star recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery for two consecutive years
  • Five-Star for Pacemaker Procedures for three years in a row
  • Five-Star recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for eight consecutive years
  • Five-Star recipient for Cranial Neurosurgery for two years in a row
  • Five-Star recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for four consecutive years
  • Five-Star recipient for Appendectomy
  • Five-Star recipient for Overall Bariatric Surgery

"It is always wonderful to receive this level of recognition for the great work of our caregivers," Chief Quality Officer Cynthia Salisbury said. "Our clinicians take pride in continually raising the bar on the quality of care we deliver. This is evident in the notable degree of repeat recognitions. We are proud to deliver this nationally recognized, high level of care and service to our community."

The achievment is part of findings released today in the Healthgrades 2020 report to the nation. The new report demonstrates the importance of hospital quality to both hospital leaders and consumers.

"As consumers navigate their health, it is important to consider a number of factors, including hospital quality, before deciding where to access care," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. "Healthgrades' America's 50 best hospitals for Vascular Surgery and America's Best 100 hospitals for Prostate Surgery recognizes those hospitals that have proven their dedication to quality care and exceptional outcomes over time and we applaud their efforts and achievements."

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