August 11, 2020
Trinity, FL – Medical Center of Trinity today announced that it is a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Delivery and C-Section Delivery for 6 years in a row (2015-2020) as recognized by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. This 5-star rating indicates that Medical Center of Trinity clinical outcomes for vaginal delivery and c-section delivery are statistically significantly better than expected.
“Providing world class care to our community with a strong focus on quality, safety and compassionate care is at the heart of what we do. We are very excited to be recognized, once again, for these efforts with our Obstetrics program,” said Leigh Massengill, CEO, Medical Center of Trinity.
“Hospital quality should be top of mind for consumers when they evaluate and compare hospital performance,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “Women who select a hospital with a 5-star rating can feel confident in their choice knowing that these organizations are committed to providing exceptional women’s care to their patients.”
Healthgrades analyzed all-payer state data for 16 states for years 2016 through 2018. 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 2016-2018, patients having a Vaginal Delivery in hospitals with 5-stars have, on average 43.6% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star.
- From 2016-2018, patients having a C-Section Delivery in hospitals with 5-stars have, on average 59.4% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star.
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