Williamson Medical Center has recently been recognized with a number of prestigious national and regional awards for outstanding patient safety and medical quality. The awards are a significant tribute to the organization’s more than 60-year commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with compassion and dignity, according to Williamson Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer, Don Webb.

“We are committed to continually developing and advancing our services to meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve,” said Webb. “This recognition is a tribute to the dedication of a 750-member medical staff and 1,800 health system employees who have created an environment that always puts patients first, where we consistently deliver exceptional care and work collaboratively to ensure patients and their families experience compassion, kindness and respect.”

CareChex®, a division of Comparion®, has named Williamson Medical Center among the Top 100 hospitals for medical excellence in overall surgical care and Top 10 percent in the nation, region and state for patient safety in overall hospital care.

CareChex is a medical quality rating system designed to assist hospitals in improving the quality of inpatient care and promoting medical excellence to consumers, payers and employers. CareChex provides clinical, financial and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality rankings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences.

CareChex Recognized Williamson Medical Center in the following categories:

Medical Excellence

Nation Top 10%

  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery

 

Nation Top 100

  • Overall Surgical Care

 

Region South Top 10%

  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Surgery

 

State Top 10%

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
Patient Safety

Nation Top 10%

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Cancer Care

 

Region South Top 10%

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Cancer Care

 

State Top 10%

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Cancer Care
 

 

Further, The Women’s Choice Awards has named Williamson Medical Center as one of the Best in the Nation for Patient Safety, Breast Centers, Heart Care, Obstetrics and Orthopaedics. This is an evidence-based designation reflecting exceptional clinical performance and women’s healthcare preferences.

About Williamson Medical Center

Williamson Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, 24-hour emergency care, preventive health screenings and wellness activities. Services offered by Williamson Medical Center are developed to provide the most cost-effective, convenient and accessible health care possible. More than 750 providers represent over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties. The caliber of physicians and care at Williamson Medical Center continues to advance the way healthcare is delivered to our region with compassion and convenience unique to WMC. Our campus also houses Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center, which provides pediatric emergent and inpatient care. With our fully equipped pediatric rooms, we are able to provide dedicated, focused, and specific care to the children of our communities as well as their parents. For more information visit www.williamsonmedicalcenter.org.

About CareChex®

CareChex® is an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality rankings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences. For access to provider quality ratings, visit www.CareChex.com.

About the Women’s Choice Award®

The Women’s Choice Award® is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The Women’s Choice Award was recently honored by the INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2017 for a third consecutive year. Visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com/ to learn more.