Garnet Health Medical Center Named Among Top 10 Percent In Nation For Stroke Care

Garnet Health Medical Center, formerly Orange Regional Medical Center, is among the top 10 percent in the nation for stroke care, according to new research by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

“Providing high-quality outcomes and care to our community is our highest priority,” said Brian Tew, Chief Executive Officer of Garnet Health Medical Center. “We applaud the efforts of our clinical and support staff who go above and beyond each day to ensure our patients receive exceptional care.”

Garnet Health Medical Center is the only hospital in Orange County to be recognized with the Stroke Care Excellence Award for two consecutive years.

Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards recognize hospitals with superior performance in specific specialty lines and specialty focus areas. From 2017 through 2019, patients treated at hospitals receiving the Stroke Care Specialty Excellence Award have, on average, a

39.1 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award. Patients treated at hospitals that did not receive the award are, on average, 1.64 times more likely to die than if they were treated at hospitals that did receive the award.*

Garnet Health Medical Center was also recognized by Healthgrades as a Five-Star recipient for Treatment of Stroke for three consecutive years. This means patients treated for Stroke experienced statistically significant lower rates of mortality when treated at Garnet Health Medical Center.

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