PASCO COUNTY, FL. – AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills have been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals™, placing them in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the country and positions both as overall leaders in clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades.
This is the second consecutive year both hospitals have earned the distinction. AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhills are the only two hospitals in Pasco County and two of only three in Tampa Bay to achieve the honor in 2022.
“Our patients are at the center of everything we do. On behalf of our physicians and team members, we are honored to receive this recognition for the second year in a row,” said Erik Wangsness, President and CEO, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. “This distinction is proof that our commitment to patient safety and clinical excellence provides patients with a hospital dedicated to offering top-quality care and outcomes.”
America’s 250 Best Hospital award recipients are making an impact. From 2018-2020, patients treated in hospitals achieving this Healthgrades recognition on average had a 27.8 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive this award, as measured across 17 rated conditions and procedures where mortality is the outcome, according to Healthgrades.
“We are proud to have been recognized as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for the second year in a row,” said Amanda Maggard, President, and CEO of AdventHealth Zephyrhills. “Our hospitals are dedicated to providing safe and high-quality care for all of our patients while extending the healing ministry of Christ.”
Healthgrades reviewed outcomes across more than 31 of the most common procedures and conditions to assess overall hospital performance. Recipients of this award have consistently delivered better than expected outcomes for their patients. Healthgrades is committed to delivering the most scientifically accurate and comprehensive information about doctors and hospitals – with data insights not available anywhere else.
“It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and AdventHealth Zephyrhillsfor providing superior service and committing themselves to keeping their communities safe.”