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Roxborough Memorial Hospital was proud to receive the Healthgrades Award for Patient Safety.

“We applaud the hospitals who have received the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Their dedication and commitment to providing safe care creates tangible results for patients. The distinction places Roxborough Memorial Hospital among the top 10 percent of all acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

According to Healthgrades, during this study period, patients treated in hospitals receiving the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award were, on average:

  • 55.6 percent less likely to experience an accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals
  • 52.4 percent less likely to experience a collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals
  • 62.8 percent less likely to experience catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals
  • 54.3 percent less likely to experience pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital, than patients treated at non-recipient hospitals.

Other Recognitions Roxborough Memorial Hospital has received:

  • Leapfrog Safety Grade “A” 2018-2019
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award 2015-2020
  • Five Star Recipient, Treatment of Heart Attack 2017-2019
  • Five Star Recipient, Treatment of Heart Failure 2017-2019
  • Names Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety in 2020
  • Rick Carocci Corporate Advocate Award
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award 2020
  • Donate Life Platinum Award
  • Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC)
  • Imaging services accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in 2013
  • Recognized by Roxborough Development Corporation as the Business of the Year for community involvement
  • Patient Safety Achievement Award honoring excellence and innovation in health care from the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
  • School of Nursing at Roxborough Memorial Hospital has been educating nurses since 1898.
  • Achieved a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, the only program in Eastern Pennsylvania to achieve this distinction 2010
  • Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award 2020
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Type 2 Honor Roll Award 2020

Quality Awards & Honors

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2018 get with the guidelines stroke award

Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award