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Nov 17, 2009 11:41 AM by sleonard

LGMC receives surgery excellence award

Lafayette General Top 5% in Nation for Orthopedic Surgery, HealthGrades 2010


Lafayette General again receives surgery excellence award, this time for Orthopedic Surgery Excellence, 2010, from HealthGrades, an independent healthcare ratings company. The hospital will recognize staff and physicians at announcement/celebration on November 17, at 11:30 am, hospital front lobby . Recognition includes:

Recipient of the HealthGrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award? in 2010
Ranked Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services in 2010
Ranked #1 in LA for Overall Orthopedic Services for 2010
Ranked #3 in LA for Joint Replacement in 2010
Ranked #4 in LA for Spine Surgery - in 2010
Five-Star Rated for Overall Orthopedic Services in 2010
Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement in 2010
Five-Star Rated for Spine Surgery - 5 years in a row (2006 - 2010)
Five-Star Rated for Total Knee Replacement in 2010
Five-Star Rated for Hip Fracture Repair in 2010
Five-Star Rated for Back and Neck Surgery (Spinal Fusion) - 6 years in a row (2005 - 2010)

This award is Based on Study, Which Finds Patients Treated at 5-Star Hospitals are 80% Less Likely to Experience a Major Complication.

 

 

 

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