St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka Nationally Recognized

October 27, 2023 Providence News Team

Hospital achieves accolades for clinical excellence in vascular, carotid procedure outcomes from Healthgrades

Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka recently announced it has achieved numerous accolades for clinical excellence, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. 

Among St. Joseph Hospital’s 2024 distinctions:
•    Top 10% in the nation for Vascular Surgery 
•    Recipient of the Vascular Surgery Excellence Award 
•    Five-Star recipient for Carotid Procedures for two years in a row (2023-2024)

“At Providence, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients,” said Chief Nursing Officer Naydu Lucas, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN. “Our caregivers at St. Joseph Hospital are pleased to be recognized once again for their unwavering commitment to providing personalized, compassionate care and the best outcomes for our patients

Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes: risk-adjusted mortality and complications. By focusing on what matters most, patient outcomes, Healthgrades ratings provide critical feedback for both patients and hospitals. By offering easy access to objective performance measures, Healthgrades gives consumers the information they need to find a hospital that excels in providing the care they need. And, by shining a light on strengths and weaknesses, Healthgrades ratings help direct hospitals to opportunities for clinical improvement.  

“Healthgrades congratulates St. Joseph Hospital for being a national leader and demonstrating a deep commitment to providing high quality care to all patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Your dedication, expertise, and tireless efforts have not only set you apart but have also positively impacted the lives of countless patients.”

The 2024 hospital assessment evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 35 common conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top performers.

Consumers can visit to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of how we rate and why hospital quality matters here. 

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