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CareChex® recognizes Kettering Health Network for medical excellence

March 03, 2016

Kettering Health Network has been recognized for medical excellence in a number of clinical areas in 2016 by CareChex® -- a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics, one of the nation’s largest privately held healthcare information services companies.

Kettering Health Network is ranked #1in Ohio and #2 in the nation for medical excellence in orthopedic care, and #8 in the U.S. for overall medical care. The network also is ranked #1 in Ohio for medical excellence in heart attack treatment, stroke care and overall medical care.

CareChex provides clinical, financial and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care.

The medical excellence award is an overall measure of quality that encompasses performance across risk-adjusted mortality rates, risk-adjusted complication rates, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) inpatient quality indicators, AHRQ patient safety indicators, core measures and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores.

“We are pleased to be recognized by CareChex for the quality care we provide to each patient,” says Teri Sholder, chief quality officer for Kettering Health Network. “CareChex’s multi-dimensional methodology of measuring medical quality shows that we are committed to providing the highest quality of care for the communities we serve.”