Olathe Medical Center Earns Top National Awards for Patient Care
Olathe Medical Center (OMC) has recently earned several awards from national organizations for outstanding patient care in orthopedics, heart attack treatment and stroke care.
U.S. News & World Report – High Performing in Hip Replacement
OMC has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20. The High Performing rating recognizes hospitals who provide care that is significantly better than the national average. Factors evaluated to determine this rating include patient outcomes, infection prevention, ratio of nursing care per patient, and length of hospital stay.
American College of Cardiology – NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award
This platinum award is the premier award from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and is only awarded to 225 (approximately four percent) hospitals nationwide. This is the eight consecutive year OMC has received a Platinum Recognition from the ACC for cardiac care. OMC is also one of only 15 hospitals in the country chosen as a Diplomat Hospital as part of the ACC’s Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI Quality Campaign.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Get With the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Quality Achievement Award
This award is the highest level of recognition from the AHA/ASA and is the third consecutive year OMC has received the gold award. Gold is earned by hospitals that have achieved specific quality standard for 24 consecutive months or more. OMC additionally received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite award.
Additional information for each award can be found at olathehealth.org/newsroom.
ABOUT OLATHE HEALTH
For more than 65 years, Olathe Health has provided quality healthcare in the communities it serves. Growing from a small, community hospital to the regional, award-winning health system it is today, Olathe Health continues to enhance its services and technology to meet community needs. The health system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Miami County Medical Center and a total of 65 service locations across five counties. The not-for-profit medical centers and network of practicing physicians specialize in nearly every area of medicine. More information is available at olathehealth.org.