Palomar Medical Center Poway is Five-Star Recipient in Four Areas


10.22.2020

 Hospital also awarded Pulmonary Care Excellence Award by Healthgrades

Palomar Medical Center Poway is rated five stars for hip fracture treatment, treatment of pneumonia, treatment of bowel obstruction and treatment of sepsis, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data.

Healthgrades also awarded Palomar Medical Center Poway with the 2021 Pulmonary Care Excellence Award for being in the top 10% of all hospitals in the nation for pulmonary care.

“These awards show that you don’t have to drive out of the neighborhood to be treated by some of the top physicians in the nation,” said Palomar Health President and CEO Diane Hansen. “Palomar Health provides the highest level of patient care.”

“The importance of hospital quality is top of mind for consumers, as they are becoming more aware of the differences of care provided by different hospitals. Consumers can feel confident knowing that hospitals that are recognized for their performance provide high-quality care and superior outcomes,” said Dr. Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades.

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