JACKSONVILLE — Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler among Top 5 percent in nation for fifth consecutive year
The Healthgrades Hospital Quality Report has bestowed the honor of "Distinguished Hospital Award For Clinical Excellence" for 2013 to Mother Frances Hospital-Jacksonville's sister facility in Tyler.
This means the Tyler hospital ranks among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance.
The evaluation was measured by Healthgrades, which bills itself as a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
Mother Frances Hospital- Tyler is one out of only 10 Hospitals in Texas to receive the Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award in 2013.
The Jacksonville facility, meanwhile, has mostly scores of "average" in the survey, except for the categories of "excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery" and "breakdown of abdominal incision site," in which it scored "worse than average."
All scores are available for public view on www.Healthgrades.com. To inquire about Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, visit tmfhc.org.
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