King’s Daughters Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in Kentucky in medical excellence for major cardiac surgery, cardiac care, pneumonia care and pulmonary care by CareChex, a division of The Delta Group, an independent quality ratings group.
In addition, KDMC was ranked in the Top 100 in the nation in medical excellence for overall medical care, major cardiac surgery, coronary bypass surgery, heart failure treatment, interventional coronary care, pneumonia care, pulmonary care and stroke care.
Top 10 percent in Kentucky
CareChex ranked KDMC in the top 10 percent in the state in medical excellence in the following 15 specialty areas:
CareChex calculates its rating based on a number of clinical processes and outcomes, including overall mortality and complications, inpatient quality, patient safety, core processes and patient satisfaction.
KDMC also received patient safety recognitions for:
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