Parkridge Health System
February 09, 2022

Parkridge Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence and being among the top five percent of hospitals in the country

Chattanooga, TN (February 8, 2022) – Parkridge Medical Center has been named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals™, placing it in the top five percent of hospitals in the country and an overall leader in clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades. 

“My colleagues at Parkridge Medical Center are united by a common goal toward which we strive every day: excellent patient-centered care,” said Tom Ozburn, president and CEO of Parkridge Health System. “We all share responsibility for each patient’s experience and outcome, and this award underscores our commitment to our patients and our community. I am so proud of our team for the hard work they have put in to earn such recognition.”

Parkridge Medical Center is the only hospital in Chattanooga and the second hospital in Tennessee to make the list. 

 “It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend Parkridge Medical Center for providing superior service and committing themselves to keeping their communities safe.” 

Healthgrades is an online resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. With tools like hospital ratings and awards, Healthgrades helps consumers make confident healthcare decisions by evaluating and comparing hospital performance to find the highest quality care. Visit for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access to the complete methodology.  

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