Atrium Health Cleveland Receives 2019 Americas Best Hospitals Award

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Recipients demonstrate superior clinical outcomes across the majority of common inpatient conditions and procedures. 

SHELBY, N.C., June 10, 2019 – Atrium Health Cleveland has been named one of Healthgrades “250 America’s Best Hospitals™. Recipients of the award represent the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation, who demonstrate superior clinical outcomes across the majority of common inpatient conditions and procedures.

“We are honored to be recognized among America’s Best Hospitals by Healthgrades,” said Brian Gwyn, president of Atrium Health Cleveland. “This award is a testament to the hard work Atrium Health Cleveland teammates perform daily to ensure patient safety and care are at the forefront of every patient encounter. And by continuously striving to be the best, patients can stay right here in their community for excellent, world-class care.”

Healthgrades says, on average, America’s Best Hospitals outperformed their peers in treating a core group of conditions that account for more than 80 percent of mortalities in areas evaluated, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sepsis and stroke.

According to Healthgrades, patients treated in hospitals named as America’s Best Hospitals™ have, on average, a 27.1 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive this award.

“Healthgrades congratulates recipients of the America’s 50, 100 and 250 Best Hospitals Awards™,” said Brad Bowman, Chief Medical Officer at Healthgrades. “Consumers have many options for care, so when hospitals prove their long-term commitment to the patient and to achieving high-quality clinical outcomes, it sets their system apart in a sea of choices.”

Atrium Health Cleveland, a 241- bed hospital has been serving the greater Cleveland County region for more than 90 years. Patients can receive a number of services at the hospital, including cancer care provided Levine Cancer Institute, heart care provided by Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, rehabilitation, orthopedics, surgery, women’s services and wound care.

About Atrium Health
Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation's leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Southeast region. Its diverse network of care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health and well-being of its communities through high-quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives.