St. Petersburg, Fla. – November 9, 2022 − HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a five-star recipient for eleven treatments based on a new analysis by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Those include cardiac treatments of coronary interventional procedures, defibrillator procedures, heart attack, heart failure and valve surgery; critical care treatments of diabetic emergencies, respiratory failure and sepsis; gastrointestinal treatment of bowel obstruction; and orthopedics treatments of hip fracture and spinal fusion surgery.
The awards recognize high-quality performance across 17 specialties, including cardiac care, orthopedic surgery and critical care. Using 2019-2021 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data, Healthgrades analyzed risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for 33 common procedures and conditions performed at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide.
“We are proud to have earned multiple awards from Healthgrades in the designations of cardiac, critical care, gastrointestinal care and orthopedics,” said Valerie Powell-Stafford, CEO of HCA Florida Northside Hospital. “Demonstrating clinical excellence and a safe experience for our patients is a top priority for our caregivers.”
About HCA Florida Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community. HCA Florida Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020 and 2021. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, HCA Florida Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the community.