October 02, 2023
Chattanooga, TN – Parkridge Medical Center has been named to the Fortune/PINC AI™ 100 Top Hospitals list, marking the fifth year the hospital has been recognized with this honor as one of the top-performing large community hospitals. The annual list was published by Fortune.
The only Chattanooga-area hospital to earn this recognition, Parkridge Medical Center ranked third on the list for large community hospitals, ranking among the best in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience and financial health.
“I am extremely proud of our team as this recognition highlights the high-level of patient-centered care we give every day,” said Chris Cosby, president and chief executive officer of Parkridge Health System. “This award underscores our commitment to our patients and our community.”
Parkridge Medical Center was one of 32 HCA Healthcare hospitals to be recognized by Fortune.
“We are incredibly proud of our colleagues and caregivers for their dedication to excellence, which has earned more than 30 of our hospitals a spot on the 100 Top Hospitals list,” Dr. Michael Cuffe, executive vice president and chief clinical officer of HCA Healthcare, said in a statement. “This honor recognizes HCA Healthcare’s steadfast commitment to providing our patients with high-quality care.”
According to Fortune, the hospitals ranked on the top 100 list had better outcomes, including fewer complications, lower healthcare associated infection rates and shorter lengths of stay.