Methodist Hospitals and St. Anthony Medical Center recognized for stroke care 

Oct 13
2009

Methodist Hospitals and Saint Anthony Medical Center were nationally recognized for quality stroke care.

HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings organization, placed Methodist Hospitals in the top 10 percent in the nation for the sixth year in a row. Methodist Hospitals also received five-star ratings for treating heart and respiratory failure and for performing gastrointestinal procedures.

"These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our physicians, nurses and employees," Ian McFadden, CEO and president of Methodist Hospitals, said.

St. Anthony Medical Center received five-star ratings for treating strokes for the eighth consecutive year and also was recognized for its high quality orthopaedic care.

"We look forward to making even further strides in these areas and are honored by the national recognition we have received," David Ruskowski, president of Saint Anthony Medical Center, said.

HealthGrades rates more than 5,000 hospitals and 16,000 nursing homes across the country. For more information on hospital ratings, visit http://www.healthgrades.com.

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