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Casa Colina Receives Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award (TM)

09/19/2019

Pomona Valley, CA – July 31, 2019 – Casa Colina Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award. The award recognizes hospital excellence in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stay.

This distinction places Casa Colina Hospital among the top 10% of hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

The rating examines 14 types of serious complications that could occur during or after surgeries or procedures as defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, including bed sores, respiratory failure, and hip fracture.

Healthgrades also named Casa Colina Hospital a Five-Star Recipient in the “Treatment of Pneumonia” and “Total Knee Replacement” categories. These five-star ratings indicate Casa Colina Hospital’s clinical outcomes in these categories are significantly better than expected.

“Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare is proud to be nationally recognized by Healthgrades, and we will continue to prioritize patient safety as we strive to lead and define excellence in specialized medical and rehabilitative care,” said Felice L. Loverso, Casa Colina CEO and President. “I am thankful to Casa Colina staff, leadership, and the board of directors for holding us to the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.”

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“We are proud to recognize the recipients of the 2019 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, which shines a spotlight on the hospitals that are preventing the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications, for patients during their hospital stay,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “We applaud these hospitals and their commitment to providing the best possible care for every patient.”

About Casa Colina Hospital:

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare is a nonprofit provider of highly specialized medical and rehabilitative care for people of all ages with disabling conditions resulting from accidents, disease, or illness. Its continuum includes 219 beds consisting of medical-surgical and intensive care, acute rehabilitation, residential rehabilitation, and long-term residential care. Outpatient services include rehabilitation for adults and children, physician specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging, adult day healthcare, and more. In addition, the Casa Colina Research Institute conducts clinical studies to improve patient care and discover new findings about disabilities.

Casa Colina is located in Pomona, California, with more than 80 years serving the surrounding community and beyond. Visit www.casacolina.org to learn more.
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