Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that its Toppel Family Place
has received the 2014 Maternity Care Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades®,
the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians
and hospitals. The distinction places Boca Regional in the top 10 percent
of all hospitals evaluated for exceptional care provided to mothers during
and after childbirth and to their newborns. This is the fourth consecutive
year that Toppel Family Place has been so honored.
To help consumers evaluate and compare hospital performance in maternity
care, Healthgrades analyzed patient outcome data for hospitals in 17 states
that provided all-payor data for the years 2010-2012. Healthgrades’
study found that variation in hospital performance can make a material
difference in terms of clinical outcomes. Its report highlights that mothers
treated at hospitals earning the Maternity Care Excellence Award (five
stars) had 54.3 percent fewer complications during a vaginal delivery
and 77.5 percent fewer if undergoing a C-section as compared to patients
undergoing similar procedures at one-star rated facilities.
“Our maternity services continue to garner both local and national
accolades for the quality of care we provide to mothers and their babies,”
said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO of Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
“We are most proud of our physicians, nurses and support staff at
Toppel Family Place whose efforts and dedication have earned us such significant
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (
) with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health,
emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art
diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive
Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished
Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for the 10th year in a row
and was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012,
2013 and 2014 both by Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital
was also recognized for the third consecutive year in U.S. News &
World Report’s 2013-2014 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked
hospital in the South Florida metropolitan area.
Thomas Chakurda, 561.955.3586
Boca Raton Regional Hospital