Congratulations! Your organization has been recognized for superior quality performance in the Quantros CareChex Quality Ranking. To promote this achievement, Quantros offers a turn-key media package for marketing and advertising quality achievements to the public by clinical category. See examples of how others hospitals and health systems are marketing their success and performance.

Overview of Awards Types

Below is a brief overview of the three (3) types of awards that may be earned:
Top 5 System in Nation
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
This award type is an overall measure of quality for the hospital or health system and encompasses performance across AHRQ patient safety indicators (PSIs), and inpatient quality indicators (IQIs), as well as Quantros’ risk-adjusted measures of mortality, complications and 30 day all-site readmission rates.
#1 System in Nation
General Surgery
2019 CARECHEX.COM
This award type is based on patient safety performance derived from AHRQ’s patient safety indicators (PSIs).
#1 System in Nation
Overall surgical care
2019 CARECHEX.COM
This award type is based on responses to the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) patient satisfaction survey. The survey includes the following nine (9) categories: overall hospital rating (scale of 1 to 10), doctor communication, nurse communication, staff responsiveness, medication explanation, pain control, hospital environment (quietness and cleanliness), post‐discharge instructions, and care transition.

Summary of Awards Levels

For each award type, hospitals and health systems can receive awards spanning from national to local levels of achievement for up to 38 clinical categories.

Eligibility Requirements for Quality Recognition
Hospitals must receive a composite quality score ≥ 90th percentile with no lower than a “” rating for any measurement category.

Hospital and Health System Awards

CareChex Quality Awards
Sample Image
Eligibility Requirements
#1 in Nation Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
#1 in Nation
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital or Health System must have the highest national ranking for the particular clinical category.
Top 10% in Nation Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
Top 10% in Nation
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital or Health System must have a national “” quality rating (top 10% nationally) for the particular clinical category.
#1 in Region Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
#1 in Region
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital or Health System must have the highest regional ranking for the particular clinical category.
Top 10% in Region Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
Top 10% in Region
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital or Health System must have a regional “” quality rating (top 10% in the region) for the particular clinical category.

Hospital Award Only

CareChex Quality Awards
Sample Image
Eligibility Requirements
Top 100 in Nation Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
Top 100 in Nation
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital must have a national “” quality rating with a quality score among the top 100 in the nation for the particular clinical category.
# 1 in State Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
# 1 in State
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital must have a state “” quality rating and must have the highest state ranking for the particular clinical category.
Top 10% in State Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
Top 10% in State
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital must have a state “” quality rating (top 10% in the state) for the particular clinical category.
# 1 in Market Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
# 1 in Market
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Hospital must have the highest state ranking in the consolidated statistical area (CSA) or metropolitan statistical area (MSA) for the particular clinical category; unless the market includes more than one (1) state in which case the hospital must have the highest national ranking in the statistical area. There must be more than one hospital in the market and the best scoring hospital in the market must have a percentile score that is > or = to 50%.

Health System Award Only

CareChex Quality Awards
Sample Image
Eligibility Requirements
Top 5 in Nation Awards:
  • Medical Excellence
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
Top 5 in Nation
Women's Health
2019 CARECHEX.COM
Health System must have a national “” quality rating with a quality score among the top 5 in the nation for the particular clinical category.
Note: Regional awards are based on the four (4) U.S. Census Regions of the country. Market awards are based on either the consolidated statistical area (CSA) or metropolitan statistical area (MSA).