Riverside, CA – Riverside Community Hospital announced today that it is one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery 2024, according to new research released byHealthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. Healthgrades identified the 100 Best hospitals for 16 of the most common specialty care areas – recipient hospitals represent the Top 2% of hospitals for each specialty.  This distinction, along with numerous other accolades from Healthgrades for Cardiac Care, Orthopedic Surgery and Critical Care, reflects Riverside Community Hospital’s outstanding clinical performance and distinguishes it as one of the country’s leading hospitals.

“We are committed to bringing expert clinicians at the top of their field and unique, cutting-edge technology to the Inland Empire and surrounding regions,” said Adam Rudd, chief executive officer at the Riverside Community Hospital. “Our goal is to provide the community with the resources to live healthy and fulfilling lives while staying local.  Patients don’t need to leave the area for award-winning and quality healthcare – it’s right here in your backyard.”

Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes: risk-adjusted mortality and complications.  By focusing on what matters most, patient outcomes, the Healthgrades ratings provide critical feedback for both patients and hospitals.  By offering easy access to objective performance measures, Healthgrades gives consumers the information they need to find a hospital that excels in providing the care they need.  And, by shining a light on strengths and weaknesses, the Healthgrades ratings help direct hospitals to opportunities for clinical improvement.  The 2024 hospital assessment evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 35 common conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top performers. 

The 2024 Healthgrades analysis revealed that the variation in performance among hospitals continues to widen, making it increasingly important to seek care at top-rated programs.  From 2020-2022, patients treated at hospitals among America’s 50 Best for Vascular Surgery have, on average, a 63.5% lower risk of experiencing a complication than if treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.*

“Healthgrades congratulates Riverside Community Hospital for being a national leader and demonstrating a deep commitment to providing high quality care to all patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As health systems nationwide endeavor to elevate the quality of care, these elite facilities provide a roadmap for success. We commend Riverside Community Hospital for their dedication to excellence in patient care.”

Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of how we rate and why hospital quality matters.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for 2020 through 2022 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. View the complete 2024 Specialty Awards and Ratings Methodology.