July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report Names Olathe Medical Center a High Performing Hospital
OLATHE, KAN. (July 30, 2019) – Olathe Medical Center (OMC) has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report.
The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for common conditions and elective procedures.
OMC earned a High Performing rating for Hip Replacement, in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors that contribute to positive patient outcomes. High Performing is the highest rating U.S. News awards for this type of care.
"Over the years, our patients have experienced the best that anesthesia, surgery, medicine, nursing and rehabilitation care has to offer total hip patients right here at Olathe Medical Center," William Bohn, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at OMC, said. "We have always endeavored to provide the safest, evidence-based care available for our total hip patients. Congratulations goes to the numerous healthcare providers and support staff who contribute to the successful preparation that leads up to a successful total hip operation, especially the preoperative patient teaching class, which I believe has been exceptional."
For the 2019-20 ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in nine procedures and conditions. Less than a third of all hospitals received any high-performing rating. Factors evaluated for hip replacement include infection prevention, ratio of nursing care per patient, and length of hospital stay.