Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, DE, recently earned the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades. The honor places Beebe Medical Center among the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
"We are extremely proud to have received this award, especially now for 4 years in a row," said Jeffrey M. Fried, FACHE, president and CEO. "It is quite an honor."
Beebe Medical Center is one of 262 hospitals in the top 5 percent. From 2009-2011, Healthgrades' Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence averaged an overall 30.9 percent lower risk adjusted mortality rate compared to hospitals that did not achieve the award.