USMD Hospital at Arlington Ranked #1 for Cancer Care, #6 for Overall
Surgical Care in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
IRVING, Texas -- December 3, 2013
USMD Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare
system, announced today that USMD Hospital at Arlington has, once again, made
the CareChex Hospital Quality Rankings List for being a top-performing
USMD Hospital at Arlington is ranked #1 in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex,
and #2 in the state of Texas, for Cancer Care for 2014. The Cancer Care
clinical category includes the medical treatment of malignant breast
disorders, respiratory neoplasms, and leukemia, as well as surgeries,
including mastectomies, kidney procedures for neoplasm and lymphoma with major
operating room procedures.
The cancer treatment program at USMD Hospital at Arlington utilizes a
collaborative, multidisciplinary approach involving a team of experts that
includes surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gene testing
and counseling specialists, nurse navigators and integrative health
coordinators. The team works together to create a customized treatment plan
tailored to the individual needs of each patient.
“Being ranked #1 in the DFW area by CareChex for cancer care is a huge honor,”
said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings.
“USMD is committed to a patients-first culture, and this year’s rankings are
affirmation of that. It is great to see our team being recognized for their
hard work and commitment to our patients, and I want to congratulate all of
the physicians and staff associated with USMD Hospital at Arlington on this
USMD Hospital at Arlington is also ranked #6 in the Dallas-Fort Worth
Metroplex, and #15 in Texas, for Overall Surgical Care for 2014. The Overall
Surgical Care category consists of all inpatient surgical procedures performed
by full-service hospitals, with the exception of Heart Assist System Implants
and Pancreas Transplants.
“USMD Hospital at Arlington offers patients advanced medical treatment and
state-of-the-art technologies, but more important than that, we offer our
patients high-quality, compassionate care,” said Karen Fiducia, president of
USMD Hospital Services, which manages the operations of the USMD hospitals.
“These CareChex rankings are a testament to the type of care and quality of
treatment we’re consistently providing to patients.”
CareChex is a medical quality rating service of The Delta Group, the nation’s
largest, privately-held healthcare information service company. CareChex
provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers,
providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care.
About USMD Holdings, Inc.
USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led integrated healthcare
system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas,
USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250
physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to
patients in just under 20 different specialties at its hospitals, nine cancer
treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics. For more information about
USMD, visit www.usmd.com.
USMD Holdings, Inc.
Megan Reisig, 214-493-4024
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