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Adventist Health Portland receives 2018 HealthInsight Quality Award

News, 2019

Recognized in the top 25 percent for quality, safety and experience

Portland, OR (March 18, 2019) By demonstrating excellence in quality patient care, Adventist Health Portland has earned the 2018 HealthInsight Hospital Quality Award. This recognition is given to the highest performing health care provider organizations in Oregon, and other states for which HealthInsight serves as the Medicare program’s Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contractor.

Adventist Health Portland was measured against other Oregon hospitals on publicly reported patient experience scores, healthcare associated infection rates and readmission rates. The HealthInsight Hospital Quality award is only given to hospitals that rank in the top 25th percentile for their composite score in these measures.

“This recognition validates the commitment our associates make to every patient,” says David Russell, President, Adventist Health Portland. “Fulfilling our mission in every interaction transforms the lives, experiences and outcomes of those we serve.”

The HealthInsight Quality Award program promotes transparency in health care. Through the HealthInsight Quality Award Program, HealthInsight aims to assist providers, improve care and help consumers be more active and informed participants in that care.

Hospital eligibility is based on a composite ranking for performance on publicly reported data (Hospital Compare) with weighted contributions:

  • Patient Experience of Care (HCAHPS) - 35%
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) - 45%
  • Readmissions - 20%

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Adventist Health Portland includes Adventist Medical Center in southeast Portland, a nonprofit, 302-bed acute care facility, offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services throughout the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area and is clinically integrated with OHSU. The organization is ranked in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for patient safety. Adventist Health Medical Group represents more than 100 primary care and specialty physicians who treat and admit their patients to Adventist Medical Center.

Adventist Health services in Portland are part of Adventist Health a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Our compassionate and talented team of 33,300 includes more than 24,600 employees; 5,000 medical staff physicians; and 3,700 volunteers working together in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in 19 hospitals, more than 280 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 13 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers.