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Maryvale and Arrowhead Hospitals Named MIDAS+ Platinum Quality Award Winners

5/10/2012 1:00:00 AM

Two Abrazo Heath Care Facilities Ranked Among Highest in Nation for
Patient Care and Cost Reduction

PHOENIX (May 10, 2012) – Abrazo Health Care announces today that Maryvale Hospital and Arrowhead Hospital have been recognized as top performing hospitals in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program, an award given to hospitals that have been successful at  improving patient care and reducing cost.

 

This prestigious award is based upon a comparative performance score of more than 654 hospitals nationwide. Areas of measure include acute care readmission rates, heart care, stroke care, pneumonia care, length of stay, major small and large bowel procedures, septicemia and infections, as well as related mortality rates.

 

“This is an achievement and an honor for both Maryvale and Arrowhead Hospitals,” said Tyna Williams, regional vice president and chief quality officer, Abrazo Health Care. “This award recognizes Maryvale and Arrowhead for being among the highest ranked in the nation and truly underscores Abrazo Health Care’s mission to change the way health care is delivered in our community and help our patients achieve health for life.”

 

Part of Abrazo Health Care, Arizona’s second largest healthcare system, Maryvale Hospital, located at 5102 West Campbell Avenue in Phoenix, has been serving the Valley for nearly 50 years. The 232-bed hospital is an accessible resource to the Phoenix community offering diagnostic and interventional procedures, 24-hour emergency services and comprehensive obstetrics.

 

Abrazo’s Arrowhead Hospital, located at 18701 North 67th Avenue in Glendale, is a full-service, acute care hospital that focuses on specialized services including diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular programs, comprehensive orthopedic services, 24-hour emergency care, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery and women’s health care.

 

About Abrazo Health Care

As the second largest health care delivery system in Arizona, Abrazo Health Care is committed to providing excellent medical care to the residents of Maricopa County. The Abrazo system includes five acute care hospitals: Arrowhead Hospital, Maryvale Hospital, Paradise Valley Hospital, Phoenix Baptist Hospital and West Valley Hospital; and one specialized cardiovascular hospital, Arizona Heart Hospital; with a combined 1,027 licensed beds. In addition the system consists of two health plans: Phoenix Health Plan, and Abrazo Advantage, serving nine counties in the state; School-Based Health Centers; and Abrazo Medical Group with 70 employed physicians in 19 Valley locations. Visit www.abrazohealth.com for more information.

 

AboutMidas+ Solutions

With approximately 1,500 hospital clients nationwide, Midas+ Solutions is the preferred healthcare Quality Outcomes Improvement and Strategic Performance Management partner. By utilizing the Midas+ twenty-plus years of market domain expertise and experience, Midas+ Solutions partners outperform the median national hospital quality scores for Value-Based Purchasing and other pay-for-performance programs.

 

Midas+ Solutions is an operating unit of the Xerox Healthcare Provider Solutions Group. With sales approaching $23 billion, Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces – from small businesses to large global enterprises – to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business.

 

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