North Arkansas Regional Medical Center is recognized as a 5-Star Recipient.
A report released by HealthGrades, the nation's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, once again recognized North Arkansas Regional Medical Center as a 5-star facility for joint replacement for the second year in a row as well as a first time 5-Star recipient for treatment of respiratory failure in 2013.
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center is a five-star hospital for joint replacement, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, hip fracture treatment, and respiratory failure according to the new report.
The report evaluates how approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide performed on risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for nearly 30 of the most common conditions treated and procedures performed from 2009 through 2011.
The 2013 Healthgrades hospital quality outcomes are free to the public at www.healthgrades.com.