Jan. 31, 2018 (Houston, Texas) – Texas Orthopedic Hospital (TOH), an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division, recently earned the prestigious five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Compare program for the second consecutive time. The overall rating summarizes a variety of quality measures reflecting common conditions that hospitals treat. Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country.

The rating shows how well each hospital performed, on average, compared to other hospitals across the country. The overall rating ranges from one to five stars, with one star indicating quality much below average and five stars indicating quality much above average. The most common overall rating is three stars.

“This five-star rating achievement reflects the commitment of our physicians and nurses to provide the best care possible to our patients,” said Eric Becker, TOH’s chief executive officer. “Additionally, this recognizes the multiple patient quality and satisfaction metrics that we strive to achieve every day, including staff responsiveness to patient needs, effective pain management and adhering to evidence-based patient care protocols.”

“We are so pleased by this second recognition of our hospital as a five-star recipient from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,” said Jeffrey Kozak, M.D., managing partner of Fondren Orthopedic Group. “This rating adds to a long list of awards and distinctions dating back years and years. Our hospital represents 24 years of performance, vision, service and superlative care by every member of TOH. Our expanding commitment to the highest level of specialty orthopedic surgery as provided by Fondren Orthopedic Group continues to mature to higher and higher levels, year by year.” 

As a premiere orthopedic specialty hospital, TOH is dedicated to providing every patient with quality care and superior outcomes. To view Texas Orthopedic Hospital’s results, and to learn more about the Hospital Compare program, visit CMS.

Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Texas Orthopedic Hospital is a global leader in orthopedic care and houses the internationally recognized physicians of Fondren Orthopedic Group.  Focusing on each patient's individual and unique need while maintaining awareness and recognition of cultural diversity, Texas Orthopedic Hospital physicians, employees, and volunteers, are committed to changing and improving the lives of patients by providing exceptional orthopedic care through innovative technology, ongoing outcomes research, and quality, cost effective service. What makes this hospital exclusive is its state-of-the-art surgical facilities and trusted physicians who are one of the largest sub-specialized orthopedic groups in the nation. Texas Orthopedic Hospital provides compassionate care to every patient with the utmost integrity and confidentiality.  For more information, visit the Texas Orthopedic Hospital website at Texas Orthopedic.

About HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division

HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory surgical centers, 10 freestanding emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one phone call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150- mile radius. For more information, visit HCA Gulf Coast.