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HCA Florida South Shore Hospital America's 50 Best for surgical care

Ranking in Top 5% in the nation

March 19, 2024
Healthgrades America's 50 Best Surgical Care 2024 Award

Sun City Center, FL – HCA Florida South Shore Hospital has been named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Care™, placing it in the Top 5% of hospitals in the nation for surgical care according to research release by Healthgrades. This distinction, along with other accolades from Healthgrades including being named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for a second consecutive year and Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Gastrointestinal Surgery, reflect South Shore Hospital’s outstanding clinical performance and distinguishes it as one of the country’s leading hospitals. 

"I am so proud of the commitment of our team in ensuring our patients receive outstanding care,” said Cathy Edmisten, CEO of HCA Florida South Shore Hospital. “Patients cared for in hospitals ranking at the top, like South Shore Hospital, have a significantly  lower risk of complications resulting in faster recoveries and better outcomes.”

Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes: risk-adjusted mortality and complications.  By focusing on what matters most, patient outcomes, the Healthgrades ratings provide critical feedback for both patients and hospitals.  By offering easy access to objective performance measures, Healthgrades gives consumers the information they need to find a hospital that excels in providing the care they need.  2024 hospital assessment evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 35 common conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top performers. 

“Healthgrades congratulates HCA Florida South Shore Hospital for being a national leader and demonstrating a deep commitment to providing high quality care to all patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As health systems nationwide endeavor to elevate the quality of care, these elite facilities provide a roadmap for success. We commend HCA Florida South Shore Hospital for their dedication to excellence in patient care.”

 Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for 2020 through 2022 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. View the complete 2024 Specialty Awards and Ratings Methodology

Published:
March 19, 2024
Location:
HCA Florida South Shore Hospital

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