Holston Valley recognized by CareChex as No. 1 in the country for interventional carotid care

Highly ranked in several other services, including cardiac care, heart attack treatment and vascular surgery

Holston Valley Medical Center has long been recognized across the country for its delivery of expert carotid care, and the hospital has now achieved a special distinction in this field for the second time.

CareChex®, a division of Comparion®, has ranked Holston Valley No. 1 in the country for 2016 in interventional carotid care. This prestigious honor comes four years after CareChex named Holston Valley the best in the nation for carotid artery stenting.

The hospital was also ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally for medical excellence in cardiac care, heart attack treatment and neurological care, as well as in the top 10 percent in the state for medical excellence in pneumonia care, stroke care and women’s health.

In addition, Holston Valley earned high marks for its patient safety and was named in the top 100 hospitals nationally for heart attack treatment, interventional carotid care and neurological care, as well as in the top 10 percent for pneumonia care, trauma care and vascular surgery. CareChex also listed Holston Valley in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the state for patient safety in cardiac care and the No. 1 hospital in the Tri-Cities for women’s health.

CareChex® is a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics – one of the nation’s largest privately-held health care information services companies. 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 www.CareChex.com.