Healthgrades, a national company that compiles healthcare quality and safety ratings, recently released their list of top performers in patient safety. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall is pleased to announce, for the second year in a row, that they are included as a Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient. The hospitals named to the list are recognized for being in the top 10% in the United States for patient safety.

"Being included on this esteemed list is exciting news for our hospital and is of vital importance to our community." says Joanna Hailey, Vice President of Quality. "Allowing individuals the opportunity to research healthcare providers through objective sources can help them make the best healthcare decisions for themselves and their loved ones. Our hospital embraces open disclosure and is happy to share our successes as well as those areas where we are focusing improvement."

Recognized with the gold seal by the Joint Commission, Texas Health Rockwall has placed patient safety as its greatest priority by implementing the highest standards of care. The process of evaluating successes and shortcomings is continual and serves to provide patients with exceptional choices and options when seeking medical care. Some of the recent additions and improvements made by Texas Health Rockwall include the expansion of the Wound Care Center on the main campus, the addition of a Sleep Center at their North Rockwall location as well as a multi-specialty surgery center to be located on the main campus in 2015. These services coupled with our award winning medical care, assures patients they can remain close to home while still receiving the quality of care that they expect and deserve.