August 26th, 2021 – Delray Medical Center today announces it is a 5-star recipient for Gynecologic Procedures as recognized by Healthgrades, a leading resource connecting consumers, physicians and health systems. This 5-star rating indicates that Delray Medical Center’s clinical outcomes for Gynecologic Procedures are statistically significantly better than expected, and places Delray Medical Center among the national leaders in Gynecologic Procedures.
“I would like to congratulate our medical staff and surgical team on achieving this recognition for being one of the top performing hospitals in the country for women’s care,” said Maggie Gill, chief executive officer of the Palm Beach Health Network and Delray Medical Center. “Our first priority is to deliver the highest quality and safest care for our patients. This designation from Healthgrades shows our team’s continued commitment to the community.”
Healthgrades analyzed all-payer state data for 16 states for years 2017 through 2019. Healthgrades found that there is a significant variation in hospital quality between those that have received 5-stars and those that have not. For example, from 2017 through 2019, women having a Gynecologic Procedures in hospitals rated 5-stars have, on average, a 64% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals rated 1-star*.
When you trust your surgery to Delray Medical Center, you tap into an advanced medical center with specialized equipment which can help you make a real difference in your surgery and recovery including robotic surgery for your gynecologic needs. For more information about our services, go to www.delraymedicalctr.com or call 561-498-4440.
About Delray Medical Center
For nearly 40 years, Delray Medical Center, part of the Palm Beach Health Network, is a 523-bed acute care hospital, has served the communities of South Palm Beach County. As both a community hospital and state-designated Level I Trauma Center located on a 42-acre medical plaza, Delray Medical Center has the ability to offer several specialized services including cardiac care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, neurosciences, emergency care and more.
For the past 14 years, Delray Medical Center has been named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades®, a leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Delray Medical Center is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation recognizing superior performance of hospitals preventing the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The hospital is also a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 17 years in a row (2003-2019).
Delray Medical Center is a state-designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the DNV-GL and received Get With The Guidelines award for advanced therapy for Thrombectomy. In addition, the hospital earned the Get With the Guidelines – Heart Failure and Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in 2020. Delray Medical Center was also named by Healthgrades as a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke for 12 years in a row (2008-2020). Pinecrest Rehabilitation and Outpatient Hospital at Delray Medical Center is a CARF accredited rehabilitation unit, and the only state designated brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation program in Palm Beach County by the state of Florida, Department of Health.
Delray Medical Center is actively involved in community outreach, sponsoring several events, community lectures and fundraisers. The hospital is also a smoke-free campus. For more information or for a free physician referral, please call 1-800-897-9789 or visit the website at www.delraymedicalctr.com.