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Methodist Hospital Rated Among Top 2% in Nation

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Brian Greene, 626-354-1484

ARCADIA, CA – Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia recently received two tremendous honors from Medicare and from The SafeCare Group for outstanding patient safety and overall hospital quality.

In December, Methodist Hospital was one of only six hospitals in California–and the only hospital in Los Angeles County–to be recognized by Medicare with five stars, Medicare’s highest award for overall hospital quality. In January, Methodist Hospital was named for the third consecutive year by The SafeCare Group as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country for patient safety.

“We are honored to receive these prestigious rankings,” said Dan Ausman, Methodist Hospital President and CEO. “We sincerely appreciate the efforts of our doctors, nurses, and staff for helping Methodist Hospital earn this well-deserved recognition for providing excellent patient care.”

For more information on the prestigious quality awards, go to:

Medicare: 5-Star Rating from Medicare
SafeCare: Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals

About Methodist Hospital: Founded in 1903, Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia is a full-service community hospital with 374 licensed beds. The hospital offers advanced cardiovascular and neuro-interventional services, including cardiac catheterization, open heart surgery, neurosurgery, and clot removal for stroke. Methodist Hospital is designated by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services as both a heart attack and stroke receiving center, and operates an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics. Methodist Hospital also operates the GYN Oncology Institute, the Colorectal Surgery Institute, and offers a variety of other services in orthopedics, cancer care, obstetrics, and many other medical specialties. More than 57,000 patients were treated in our Emergency Department last year, while the hospital had more than 16,000 patient admissions and 25,000 outpatient visits.