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Saint Clare’s Health in Denville ranks #3 in New Jersey for Orthopedic Surgery according to a new analysis released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. To determine this year’s State Ranking recipients, Healthgrades evaluated clinical performance for nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide focusing on 18 key specialties across a mix of chronic, urgent, and surgical specialty areas.

Hospitals recognized as among the top 3 in their state by Healthgrades are providing patients with consistently better-than expected clinical outcomes. For the 2023 Analysis, Healthgrades compared state ranking recipients as a group, to all other qualified hospitals, as a group, and found:

  • From 2019-2021, patients treated at hospitals receiving a state ranking for Orthopedic Surgery have, on average: • 38.1% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that were not state ranked for Orthopedic Surgery.*
  • From 2019-2021, patients treated at hospitals which did not receive a state ranking for Orthopedic Surgery have, on average: • 1.62 times more likely to experience one or more complications in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that were state ranked for Orthopedic Surgery.*

“Being recognized as one of the top 3 in New Jersey for Orthopedic Surgery is a tremendous achievement that speaks to Saint Clare’s ongoing commitment to high-quality care. Hospitals receiving a #3 ranking in their state have a proven track record of delivering superior outcomes for the patients in their community,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science, Healthgrades. Bowman added, “For almost 25 years, our mission has been to provide consumers with clear and accessible information to make more informed healthcare decisions. Patients can feel confident knowing that they have access to top-ranked care for Orthopedic Surgery at Saint Clare’s Health.”

In October 2022, Saint Clare’s Health was also recognized by Healthgrades with clinical achievements in other key specialties including Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac, Gastrointestinal, and Orthopedics.

Consumers can visit healthgrades.com for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access the complete methodology here.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.

For more information on orthopedic surgery at Saint Clare’s Health, visit https://saintclares.com/services/center-for-joint-replacement/

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About Saint Clare’s Health

Saint Clare’s Health, a member of Prime Healthcare, is an award-winning provider of compassionate care delivered with the latest technology, serving the communities of Morris, Sussex, and Warren counties. Its network of hospitals and healthcare facilities, include Denville Hospital, Dover Hospital, Behavioral Health Centers in Boonton, Denville, and Parsippany, and an Imaging Center in Parsippany, among other satellite locations.