February 08, 2022
MountainView Hospital is one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care and the Critical Care Excellence award recipient for 2022, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.*
Being named as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals™, places MountainView Hospital in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the county and an overall leaders in clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades. This is the second consecutive year MountainView Hospital is among America’s Best.
“It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend MountainView Hospital for providing superior service and committing themselves to keeping their communities safe.”
“For MountainView Hospital to be named among America’s 250 Best Hospitals now two years in a row is a major success and a demonstration of the focus by all colleagues to delivery safe and quality care to all of our patients,” said Julie Taylor, MountainView Hospital chief executive officer.
In addition to being named among America’s 250 Best Hospitals, MountainView was awarded America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care and many award for Critical Care, including:
- Critical Care Excellence Award (2020-2022)
- Top 5% in the nation for Critical Care (2021-2022)
- Top 10% in the nation for Critical Care (2020-2022)
- 5-star recipient of Sepsis (2019-2022)
- 5-star recipient of respiratory failure (2019-2022)
Additionally, MountainView is the recipient of other Healthgrades Awards of Excellence, including:
- Pulmonary Care Excellence Award (2022)
- Top 5% in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services (2022)
- Top 10% in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services (2022)
- 5-star recipient for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (2022)
- 5-starrecipient for treatment of pneumonia (2018-2020)
MountainView also has received Healthgrades awards for cardiac care, orthopedics, neurosciences, GI, L&D and gynecological surgery.
“Consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes. The recognition helps provide peace of mind when selecting a place for care,” said Dr. Bowman.
For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 31 common conditions and procedures and evaluated outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states. Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality achievements for cohort-specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality. Individual procedure or condition cohorts are designated as 5-star (statistically significantly better than expected), 3-star (not statistically different from expected), and 1-star (statistically significantly worse than expected).