Cuyuna Regional Medical Center is five-star rated for Total Hip Replacement for 2023, according to new research recently released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients.
This five-star rating reflects CRMC’s dedication to delivering better-than-expected clinical outcomes for Total Hip Replacement and distinguishes CRMC as one of the nation’s leading hospitals for specialty care. This is the third consecutive year that CRMC received the recognition. U.S. News & World Report in 2022 also named CRMC as High Performing in Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture.
“We are honored and extremely proud of our exceptional orthopaedic team and the recognition they have earned to be included among the nation’s top ranked hospitals for hip replacement,” said Amy Hart, CRMC’s CEO. “This award is proof of our unwavering commitment to consistently provide the highest standards of healthcare and quality with a personal level of care.”
“Earning this rating reflects our entire team’s singular attention to the exceptional patient-focused care that drives our commitment to provide the highest quality, safe hip surgery,” said Board Certified Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon Erik Severson, M.D., CRMC’s Orthopaedic Medical Director. “This rating is a testament to our team’s commitment to continually identify ways to improve the patient experience to achieve the best outcomes for our patients.”
Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top-performing hospitals for Total Hip Replacement. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation in patient outcomes between five-star hospitals and one-star hospitals. From 2019 through 2021, if all hospitals as a group performed similarly to five-star hospitals, on average, 201,586 lives could potentially have been saved, and 160,498 patients could have avoided potential complications.*
Additionally, from 2019-2021, patients having a Total Hip Replacement in hospitals with five-stars have, on average, a 77.4% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospital is a one-star.*
“We commend Cuyuna Regional Medical Center for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients undergoing a total hip replacement”, said Brad Bowman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that hospitals with a five-star rating by Healthgrades have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”
Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. Click here to view the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.