Evergreen Hospital Medical Center was ranked first in Washington and in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the nation for treatment of stroke by HealthGrades, the country’s leading health-care rating system. Evergreen also was ranked in the top five for gastrointestinal services. For the sixth consecutive year, Evergreen received five-star rating for maternity care. The rankings for 2010 were released by HealthGrades.
In addition, the hospital was named one of the top 10 in Washington for general surgery, overall critical care and overall pulmonary services.
HealthGrades studies nearly 5,000 hospitals each year, reviewing more than 40 million hospitalization records before it awards the ratings. Complete information is available at www.healthgrades.com. More information about Evergreen Hospital Medical Center and Evergreen Healthcare can be found at www.evergreenhealthcare.org.