Retreat Doctors’ Hospital receives the Healthgrades 2018 Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ and named the Top 5% in the Nation for Prostate Surgery in 2018
Richmond, VA (Nov 22, 2016) – Today, Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, announced that they have received the Healthgrades 2018 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate SurgeryTM Award. This distinction puts Retreat Doctors’ Hospital in the top 5% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its superior clinical performance. Healthgrades, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. During this evaluation, the 100 best-performing hospitals across all conditions or procedures were identified, Retreat Doctors’ Hospital earning a spot on the list for excellence in prostate surgery.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Healthgrades Top 100 Hospital,” said Beth Matish, chief executive officer for Retreat Doctors’ Hospital. “This achievement is a testament to the skill and dedication of our doctors and to the nurses, and all the clinical and support staff who remain committed to providing quality, patient-centered care. We are truly grateful to be acknowledged for the excellence of our urological care program.”
This achievement is part of findings released by Healthgrades and are featured in their annual Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation.
The board-certified physicians at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital have more than 75 years of combined urological experience, providing Central Virginia with the latest technological innovations. Retreat Doctors’ Hospital’s Center for Urological Health offers treatments ranging from non-invasive treatments, to minimally-invasive procedures using robotics and laparoscopy, to complex urologic surgeries. Retreat provides a full range of urological services: kidney stone management, kidney disorder treatment, prostate disease and oncological procedures, bladder disease treatment, urinary incontinence and urethral condition treatment, testicular procedures, and pelvic floor disorder treatments.
“Many consumers believe that hospital quality is standardized, though the reality is that clinical quality and outcomes at hospitals vary widely across the country,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Healthgrades, Chief Medical Officer. “The hospitals that have achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery distinction have demonstrated a commitment to exceptional quality of care and can distinguish themselves to consumers seeking care at high-quality facilities.”
Retreat Doctors’ Hospital has received three total 2018 Healthgrades urological recognitions, which include the following: America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery™,Top 5 % in Nation for Prostate Surgery™, and Five-Star Recipient for Prostate Surgery™ for two years in a row.
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 32 common conditions and procedures, and evaluate outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 17 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) categories. The complete Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at www.healthgrades.com/quality.
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2014 through 2016 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.