Quality

Frederick Memorial Hospital has received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The distinction makes Frederick Memorial Hospital one of the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its clinical performance.

Frederick Memorial Hospital has also been recognized as One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Procedures™ for two consecutive years (2015-2016), a 2016 recipient of the Stroke Care Excellence, Pulmonary Care Excellence and Critical Care Excellence Awards. Frederick Memorial is also a Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Deliveries for a second consecutive year (2015-2016).

What Healthgrades Measures:

  • Independently analyze each short-term acute care hospital in the country –nearly 5,000.
  • Hospitals may not opt-in or opt-out.
  • 3 years of Medicare patient data (2012-2014).
  • Statistical model compares actual vs. predicted performance for specific patient outcomes.
  • Risk adjustment accounts for differences in patient illness/risk factors of your patient population.

Star Ratings reflect as predicted, and statistically significantly better or worse than predicted.

  • 5 Stars Outcomes BETTER than expected: ~ 15%
  • 3 Stars Outcomes AS expected: ~70%
  • 1 Star Outcomes WORSE than expected: ~ 15%

Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence Recipients are in the Top 5% in the nation for their overall clinical outcomes.


FMH Healthgrades Awards:


Cardiac
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 2 Years in a Row (2015-2016)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 8 Years in a Row (2009-2016)


Neurosciences
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2016 Stroke Care Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke in 2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke in 2016




Pulmonary
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2016 Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2016
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services in 2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 9 Years in a Row (2008-2016)



Gastrointestinal
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 3 Years in a Row (2014-2016)





Critical Care
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2016 Critical Care Excellence Award™
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care in 2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis in 2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure in 2016




Labor and Delivery

  • Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery in 2015 and 2016