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Navicent Health Honored By National CareChex as Top 100 Hospital

Navicent Hospitals Recognized for Patient Safety and Medical Excellence

The Medical Center, Navicent Health is pleased to announce that it has been nationally recognized as a 2018 Top 100 Hospital for Patient Safety and number one in this market in the following five categories by CareChex® - an information service of Quantros, Inc.:

· Overall Medical Care

· Coronary Bypass Surgery

· Neurological Care

· Stroke Care

· Trauma Care

The Medical Center, Navicent Health has also been nationally recognized as a 2018 Top 100 Hospital for Medical Excellence and the number one hospital in this market for Gall Bladder Removal.

In addition, Navicent Health Baldwin has been recognized for 2018 Medical Excellence distinction for Cardiac Care and Heart Failure Treatment, ranking in the top 10 percent of hospitals at the national, regional, and state levels.

""Navicent Health is a national healthcare leader committed to providing high quality patient care. Our team continues to raise the bar by researching and implementing best practices, and employing a highly disciplined team committed to providing care for each individual patient in their time of need. To be recognized among CareChex' Top Performing Hospitals for Patient Safety and Medical Excellence is indeed an honor, and a testament to the world-class care provided at Navicent Health,"" said Reg Gilbreath, MD, Chief Systems of Care Integration Officer for Navicent Health.

About CareChex®

CareChex® is an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences. For access to provider quality ratings, visit

About Navicent Health

Navicent Health was incorporated on November 17, 1994, as a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to coordinate The Medical Center, Navicent Health and other affiliated entities in their mission of providing a comprehensive continuum of high quality, reasonably priced healthcare services to the region. Navicent Health has 970 beds for medical, surgical, rehabilitation and hospice purposes. The health system includes The Medical Center, Navicent Health, a nationally recognized tertiary teaching hospital; Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health, the region's only dedicated pediatric hospital; Navicent Health Baldwin and Medical Center of Peach County, Navicent Health, both rural critical access hospitals; Rehabilitation Hospital, Navicent Health, the region's oldest and most experienced rehabilitation provider; Pine Pointe, Navicent Health, which provides palliative and hospice care in homes and in its facility; Carlyle Place, Navicent Health, the area's first continuing care retirement community; Navicent Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Navicent Health; as well as diagnostic and home care services. For more information, please visit

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