Delray Medical Center announced on
5/17/19 that it is a recipient of the
Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award for the second year in a row. This distinction places Delray Medical Center among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by
Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. During the study period (2015 to 2017), Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospitals demonstrated excellent performance in safety provided for patients in the
Medicare population, as measured by objective outcomes (risk-adjusted patient safety indicator rates) for 14 patient safety indicators defined by the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Healthgrades found that patients treated in hospitals receiving the Patient Safety Excellence Award were, as compared to patients at non-recipients hospitals, on average...