PRMC recognized by Healthgrades for 36 clinical achievements

SALISBURY, Md. – Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) was recognized today in the 2019 Healthgrades Star Report national study.

The hospital’s recognitions include seven Healthcare Excellence Awards in orthopedics, neurosciences, stroke, pulmonary care, vascular care, vascular surgery, prostate surgery, and labor and delivery. Those services or a service specialty within them was placed along the top 5 or 10 percent of all hospitals in the United States.

PRMC also received national recognition from Healthgrades as a Best 50 or Best 100 Hospital in America for care and outcomes. Peninsula Regional is the only hospital on the Delmarva Peninsula to be named:

  • One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery (5 years in a row)
  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care (2 years in a row)
  • One of America’s Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery (2 years in a row)

PRMC also received 15 5-start ratings across all nine services reviewed. This means that those services are performing better than expected when compared to the nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country, surveyed by Healthgrades in 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

Also of note is PRMC’s recognition for 13 consecutive years with a 5-star ranking for pneumonia treatment, and 9 consecutive years with a 5-star ranking for carotid procedure performances.

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