ORANGE and LOS ANGELES COUNTIES, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System, a nonprofit integrated delivery system with six hospitals and more than 200 care locations in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, was named to Becker's Hospital Review "50 Great Health Systems to Know in the United States."
Health systems selected range in size and location and are tied together in their pursuit to provide high quality health care to the communities they serve, according to Becker's Hospital Review, a prominent national media company. MemorialCare is the only health system headquartered in Orange County or Los Angeles counties to receive this recognition.
Selection to this prestigious list is based on clinical and general excellence, national awards and recognition, quality, safety and responses from health leaders across the country on what systems stood out in terms of overall excellence.
"MemorialCare is proud to receive this outstanding recognition on behalf of our 15,000 extraordinary employees, affiliated physicians and volunteers who contribute to this enormous achievement," says Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D., president & CEO of MemorialCare Health System, a pioneer and innovator in evidence-based, best practice medicine. MemorialCare physicians and health professionals study health care's best practices and work to implement them at all its medical centers, outpatient facilities and physician practices. The results are outcomes that frequently exceed state and national averages.
MemorialCare's ongoing strategic efforts focus on expanding its integrated system to cover all aspects of the care continuum, from wellness and prevention to diagnosis and treatment—keeping patients healthy and caring for them when they're not. MemorialCare shares wellness services with other employers wanting to make the kinds of gains in employee wellness and engagement that MemorialCare's comprehensive employee programs are achieving.
About MemorialCare Health System: With more than 200 care locations throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, MemorialCare Health System is a nonprofit, integrated delivery system that includes six top hospitals – Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills and San Clemente; MemorialCare Medical Group; Greater Newport Physicians Independent Practice Association (IPA); Seaside Health Plan; ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, urgent care centers and numerous outpatient health centers. To learn more, visit memorialcare.org.
SOURCE MemorialCare Health System