Pottstown, Phoenixville Hospitals Earn Ratings

WEST READING PA – Specific medical and surgical services offered by Pottstown and Phoenixville hospitals have received five-star ratings from Healthgrades, a consumer rating service and guide to health care providers, hospital owner Tower Health reported Tuesday (Nov. 23, 2021).

For 2022, Healthgrades rated Pottstown Hospital as among the Top 10 percent in the nation for treatment of stroke; recipient of its 2022 Stroke Care Excellence Award; five stars for treatment of heart attack, stroke, and sepsis; and for a second consecutive year, five stars for colorectal surgeries and for treatment of heart failure.

Also for 2022, Healthgrades rated Phoenixville Hospital five stars for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Healthgrades awards five stars to providers for procedure outcomes that are “statistically significantly better than expected”, three stars for those “not statistically different from expected”, and one star for those star “statistically significantly worse than expected.”

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