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Memorial Recognized as #1 for Patient Safety in Heart Attack and Heart Failure Treatment

patient safety awardLake Charles Memorial Health System has been recognized as #1 in the Market for Patient Safety in Heart Attack CareChex Treatment and Heart Failure Treatment. The 2022 quality awards are from CareChex® and are based on their comprehensive quality scoring system that compares inpatient quality performance across general, acute and non-federal U.S. hospitals.

Lake Charles Memorial Health System’s Heart and Vascular Center is led by a team of experts, including Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon J. Gregory Lugo, MD and Interventional Cardiologists Edward Bergen, DO, Hari Bogabathina, MD, Christopher S. Thompson, MD, and J. King White, MD, and Cardiologist Clay Hammett, MD.

With sought-after physician specialists and experienced, compassionate staff, the cardiovascular health services offered at Lake Charles Memorial Health System cover the range of heart health needs, from diagnosis to treatment to rehabilitation. Throughout the Lake Charles Memorial Health System, patient safety is not a luxury, it’s the standard.

About Quantros CareChex®

CareChex Awards by Quantros utilizes a peer-reviewed risk-adjustment methodology to more reliably measure rates of mortality, complications and readmissions — appropriately weighting and accounting for all of the risk factors relating to a patient’s principal and secondary diagnosis, as well as other patient characteristics that may increase the probability for adverse clinical outcomes. These rankings do not include any self-reported data.