Chandler Regional Medical Center has been named one of America’s 100 Best hospitals, as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. By earning this distinction, Chandler Regional Medical Center is among the nation’s top two percent of hospitals.
Healthgrades America’s 100 BestTM Hospitals Award recognizes hospitals for consistent clinical excellence by identifying those that received a Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for the most consecutive years. To be eligible for the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, a hospital had to have been evaluated for its performance in at least 21 of the 30 Healthgrades procedures and conditions, based on Medicare inpatient data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) database.
From 2010 to 2012, Healthgrades America’s 100 BestTM hospitals, as a group, had an overall 24.53 percent lower risk-adjusted mortality rate across 19 procedures and conditions where in-hospital mortality was the clinical outcome, compared to all other hospitals in the nation. From 2010 to 2012, if all other hospitals had performed at the level of Healthgrades America’s 100 BestTM hospitals, 160,701 lives potentially could have been saved nationwide.