DeKalb Medical at North Decatur has been recognized as one of “America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™” in 2018 by Healthgrades. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about hospitals and physicians.
The achievement is part of findings released recently in the Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation. The new report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically between hospitals nationally, regionally and at the local level, and the impact that this variation may have on health outcomes. DeKalb Medical’s achievements are included in the 2018 Healthgrades Report to the nation. The new report assesses inpatient procedures and positive health outcomes. The complete report and detailed study methodology can be found at www.healthgrades.com/quality.
In addition to this top honor, DeKalb Medical received seven other orthopedic honors:
"These awards reflect the superior care delivered to each of our orthopedic patients on a daily basis through our Joint Solutions Program. It is a testament to the commitment of our physicians, nurses and staff throughout the hospital to be recognized for these distinguished awards," said Andy Wurtzel, Executive Director, Service Lines and Business Development.