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Healthgrades® Clinical Achievements

Our hospital is proud to highlight clinical achievements from Healthgrades – America’s leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals - in the areas of Orthopedics, GI, Critical Care and Labor and Delivery.  Memorial Hospital of Gardena strives to provide quality care to the surrounding communities and is proud of these achievements:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 2 Years in a Row (2017-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries for 4 Years in a Row (2015-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 13 Years in a Row (2006-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery in 2017
  • Five-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery in 2017


C-Section Delivery

For the 2017 Women's Care Report, Healthgrades compared hospitals with statistically better than expected performance (5-stars), as a group, to those with statistically worse than expected performance (1-star), as a group, and found: From 2013-2015, patients having a C-Section Delivery in hospitals with 5- stars have, on average:

  • 66.0% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star.*

From 2013-2015, patients having a C-Section Delivery in hospitals receiving 1- star are, on average:

  • 2.9 times more likely to experience one or more complications than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars.*


Vaginal Delivery

For the 2017 Women's Care Report, Healthgrades compared hospitals with statistically better than expected performance (5-stars), as a group, to those with statistically worse than expected performance (1-star), as a group, and found: From 2013-2015, patients having a Vaginal Delivery in hospitals with 5- stars have, on average:

  • 54.9% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star.*

From 2013-2015, patients having a Vaginal Delivery in hospitals receiving 1-star are, on average:

  • 2.2 times more likely to experience one or more complications than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars.*

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of All-Payer data for years 2013 through 2015 and represent 3- year estimates for patients in 17 states for which all payer data was made available. (See 2017 Healthgrades Women's Care Rating Methodology for more details)


Esophageal/ Stomach Surgeries

For the 2018 Report to the Nation, Healthgrades compared hospitals with statistically better than expected performance (5-stars), as a group, to those with statistically worse than expected performance (1-star), as a group, and found:

From 2014-2016, patients treated for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries in hospitals with 5-stars for in-hospital mortality have, on average:

  • 78.4% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals with 1-star for in-house mortality.*

From 2014-2016, patients treated for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries in hospitals with 1-star for in-hospital mortality are, on average:

  • 4.6 times more likely to die than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars for in-hospital mortality.*

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2014 through 2016 and represent 3- year estimates for Medicare patients only.


Hip Fracture Repair

For the 2018 Report to the Nation, Healthgrades compared hospitals with statistically better than expected performance (5-stars), as a group, to those with statistically worse than expected performance (1-star), as a group, and found:

From 2014-2016, patients having Hip Fracture Repair in hospitals with 5-stars have, on average:

  • 45.1% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated by hospitals with 1-star.*

From 2014-2016, patients having Hip Fracture Repair in hospitals receiving 1- star are, on average:

  • 1.8 times more likely to experience one or more complications than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars.*

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2014 through 2016 and represent 3- year estimates for Medicare patients only.


Treatment of Sepsis

For the 2018 Report to the Nation, Healthgrades compared hospitals with statistically better than expected performance (5-stars), as a group, to those with statistically worse than expected performance (1-star), as a group, and found:

From 2014-2016, patients treated for Sepsis in hospitals with 5-stars for in-hospital mortality have, on average: 

  • 39.7% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals with 1-star for in-house mortality.*

From 2014-2016, patients treated for Sepsis in hospitals with 1-star for in-hospital mortality are, on average:

  • 1.7 times more likely to die than if they were treated in hospitals with 5-stars for in-hospital mortality.*

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2014 through 2016 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.