Community Memorial 5-star recipient

Community Memorial in Hamilton is 5-star rated for knee replacement outcomes, according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

This achievement is included in the new findings and data featured in Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation. The report demonstrates how clinical performance continues to differ dramatically among hospitals regionally and nationally.

Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at almost 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions, and tracks outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgeries using all-payer data provided by 15 states and the District of Columbia.

A 5-star rating indicates that Community Memorial’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected, when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.

“Community Memorial Hospital and Hamilton Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine are well-known as a destination for orthopedic care and joint replacement surgery,” said Sean Fadale, president and CEO of Community Memorial. “High quality care, excellent patient satisfaction scores, low infection rates, and shorter inpatient days are the result of continued efforts by the two organizations to achieve excellence in patient care and outcomes as evidence by the 5-star rating for knee replacement for the past 18 years.”