CareChex 2018


East Jefferson General Hospital is #1 in Louisiana!

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CareChex®, a division of COMPARION®, is an independent hospital rating service who bases their rankings on hospital data regarding safety and outcomes. EJGH rankings continue to rise in both medical excellence and patient safety in many key areas.

CareChex - Top 10 in the Nation

         Overall Hospital Care

No. 1 in Louisiana

  • Overall Hospital Care
  • Overall Medical Care
  • Gastrointestinal Care
  • General Surgery
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Stroke Care

No. 1 in Market

  • Overall Surgical Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Heart Failure Treatment
  • Hip Fracture Repair
  • Joint Replacement
  • Major Bowel Procedures
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Vascular Surgery

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The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit watchdog organization that serves as a voice for health care purchasers, using their collective influence to foster positive change in U.S. health care. Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of hospital transparency—collecting, analyzing and disseminating hospital data to inform value-based purchasing.

LeapFrog – Fall 2017

           A - Patient Safety

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HealthGrades provides Specialty Excellence Awards recognizing hospitals for their superior clinical performance and patient outcomes based the ratings of one or more medical conditions or procedures in a specialty area. Hospitals receiving awards represent the top 10% of the nation's full service hospitals and provide consistent high-quality care in specific care areas, such as cardiac, orthopedic and critical care. Patients at award hospitals have fewer complications and are more likely to survive their hospital stay.


  • 2018 Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • 2018 Neurosciences Excellence Award