OLOL recognized nationally for quality patient care

OLOL recognized nationally for quality patient care
(Childers, Allison)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Our Lady of the Lake has been recognized for being in the top 10 percent in the nation for Medical Excellence and Patient Safety in 17 clinical categories, with nine of those placing in the top 100 hospitals nationwide, according to the 2019 CareChex® quality awards.

“95 years ago, Our Lady of the Lake began as a local community hospital but has since transformed to become a nationally recognized academic medical center,” said K. Scott Wester, President and CEO of Our Lady of the Lake. “We are honored to receive this recognition for our clinical leadership and exceptional patient care. More importantly, we are humbled by the trust and support our community places in the care we are privileged to provide.”

In addition to its nine national “Top 100” awards and 17 national “Top 10 percent” awards, Our Lady of the Lake received 25 “#1 in Market” awards.

Our Lady of the Lake was ranked in the top 100 nationally for Patient Safety in the following areas:

  • Overall  Medical Care*
  • Cardiac  Care
  • Heart  Failure Treatment*
  • Neurological  Care*
  • Stroke  Care
  • Trauma  Care*

Our Lady of the Lake was ranked in the top 100 nationally for Medical Excellence in the following areas:

  • Gastrointestinal  Hemorrhage
  • Hip  Fracture Care*
  • Pulmonary  Care

In addition, Our Lady of the Lake was ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for Medical Excellence in the following areas:

  • Overall  Medical Care
  • Pneumonia  Care 

For Patient Safety, Our Lady of the Lake was ranked in the top 10 percent nationally in the following areas:

  • Overall  Hospital Care
  • Gastrointestinal  Hemorrhage
  • Joint  Replacement
  • Orthopedic  Care
  • Major  Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pulmonary  Care

*Ranked #1 in Louisiana for these categories.

CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc., is an innovative medical quality rating system designed to assist hospitals and health systems in improving the quality of inpatient care and promoting medical excellence to consumers, payers and employers.

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