Orlando’s healthcare facilities rank among the nation’s highest quality and most cost-effective hospitals for patients

Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health South Lake Hospital, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital and Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies named to inaugural list of America’s Best Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group and the Money digital platform.

The ranking of America’s Best Hospitals is based on several factors that assess the quality of care a hospital provides, the presence and effectiveness of safety protocols to prevent medical errors, and whether hospital services provide the best financial value to patients. patients. Other criteria that weighed heavily in the selection process also included nursing staff evaluation, hospital infection rates, medication management, maternity care and hand hygiene practices.

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This year’s list includes 148 U.S. general, pediatric, and academic hospitals that meet the criteria and earned “A” grades from the Leapfrog group during the last scoring period. All Orlando Health hospitals included in this year’s list of America’s Best Hospitals have received the required “A” rating from Leapfrog Group. The most recent rating period also marked the eighth consecutive term Orlando Health South Lake has received an “A” grade for continued excellence in patient safety and quality.

“Patients should always have confidence that they are receiving the best possible care when choosing a health care provider or hospital,” said George Ralls, MD, chief medical officer of Orlando Health. “Orlando Health is committed to remaining one of the leading healthcare providers in the Southeastern United States and will continue to prioritize the safety and experience of our patients in the communities we serve. . We are proud that our hospitals have been recognized for providing high quality healthcare that patients can trust.

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As worries about inflation continue to grow, families and individuals rightly worry about whether they are getting quality health care that is also the best value for their needs and circumstances. financial. Consistent with its longstanding commitment to the communities and patients it serves, Orlando Health has provided approximately $648 million in total value to the communities it serves in the form of charitable care, programs and services. community benefits, community building activities and more in its 2021 fiscal year.

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