LA PLATA, Md. (Dec. 4, 2008)—Civista Medical Center recently earned the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award from HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Civista has been cited for superior clinical outcomes in the 11th annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study.
HealthGrades provides ratings and profiles of hospitals, nursing homes, and physicians to consumers, corporations, health plans and hospitals. The ratings and awards are designed to be independent and objective, based on risk-adjusted mortality and complications rates.