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Manchester Memorial Hospital Earns the 2024 Healthgrades Award for Patient Safety Excellence.

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The Patient Safety Award recognizes hospitals in the top 10% of the nation for patient safety, with the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable safety events.
Manchester Memorial Hospital is one of three hospitals honored in all of Connecticut.
Manchester Memorial Hospital is the only Connecticut hospital to receive this distinction three years in a row.
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How is Patient Safety Measured?

Healthgrades evaluated risk-adjusted complication and mortality rates for approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide to determine this year's top-performing hospitals for patient safety.

During the 2020 – 2022 study period, nearly 170,000 potentially preventable safety events occured among Medicare patients in U.S. hospitals, with four patient safety indicators accounting for close to 75% of these incidents.

Healthgrades' analysis revealed that patients treated in hospitals receiving the 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award have a significantly lower chance of experiencing one of the four leading safety indicators than patients treated in non-recipient hospitals:

52% less likely
to experience an in-hospital fall resulting in a fracture

56% less likely
to experience a collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

67% less likely
to experience pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

71% less likely
to experience catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired in the hospital

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