October 18, 2021
Rapides Regional Medical Center earned several 2022 Quality Awards from CareChex, a division of Quantros.
In Medical Excellence, Rapides Regional Medical Center ranked in the Top 100 in the nation in Coronary Bypass Surgery and Gall Bladder Removal, and it ranked in the Top 10 percent nationally in those categories along with Hip Fracture Care. In addition, CareChex ranked RRMC No. 1 in the state in Coronary Bypass Surgery. Other categories RRMC ranked in the Top 10 percent in the state were Cancer Care and Major Cardiac Surgery.
In Patient Safety, RRMC ranked in the Top 100 nationally in Orthopedic Care, Pulmonary Care, Stroke Care and Women’s Health, and it ranked in the Top 10 percent nationally in those categories along with Cancer Care, Gall Bladder Removal and Heart Failure Treatment. RRMC also ranked in the Top 10 percent statewide in Overall Medical Care.
“These rankings reflect the quality of care our amazing care team provides on a daily basis to our community,” said Barbara Griffin, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer. “We strive not only to provide the best care possible, but also in the safest manner. This recognition is confirmation of our commitment to high quality and compassionate health care.”
CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality, including process of care, outcomes of care and patient satisfaction. It also uses clinical data from the Hospital Quality Alliance and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.