Victorville, CA – Desert Valley Hospital (DVH) has been recognized as one of the Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third time by Solucient® and Modern Healthcare Magazine for the year 2006. The hospital was previously awarded the 100 Top Hospital® recognition in years 2003 and 2005. Solucient®, part of Thomson Healthcare, is a not-for-profit national organization that evaluates hospitals’ performance and ranks them according to their performance, National Benchmarks for Success.
Desert Valley Hospital is chosen for this recognition amongst the small community hospitals in the Nation. Of the 20 hospitals chosen across the country, Desert Valley Hospital is the only other hospital in the State of California to receive the recognition. “I am proud that Desert Valley Hospital has been chosen for this prestigious recognition for a third time. It shows our commitment to quality healthcare delivery in a cost-effective manner”, said Dr. Prem Reddy, Chairman of the Board. “I thank the physicians, the nurses and all the staff that keep this hospital at the forefront of healthcare delivery in the Nation.”
Desert Valley Hospital is owned and operated by Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS) a family owned hospital management company founded by
Dr. Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP in 2001. PHS currently owns and operates eight acute care hospitals in Southern California.
Desert Valley Hospital performed better than the State averages and the two local hospitals in Medicare Hospital Quality Indices (Core Measure). DVH performed better than the area hospitals in the care of patients with Acute Myocardial Infraction (Heart Attack), Congestive Heart Failure and Pneumonia (please refer to www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov). Desert Valley Hospital’s Emergency Department stayed open longer than any other area hospital.
For further information call Jana Retes, Director of Marketing and Communications at (760) 792 9389 or visit our website www.dvmc.com
Prime Healthcare Services, Inc is a progressive, innovative and rapidly expanding hospital management company in Southern California. PHS currently owns and operates eight acute care facilities in Southern California; Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville (83-beds), Chino Valley Medical Center in Chino (126-beds), Sherman Oaks Hospital and the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks (153-beds), Montclair Hospital Medical Center in Montclair(102-beds), Huntington Beach Hospital in Huntington Beach(141-beds), La Palma Intercommunity Hospital in La Palma(131-beds), West Anaheim Medical Center in Anaheim (219-beds) and Paradise Valley Hospital in National City (301-beds), California. Recently, PHS has been selected as the buyer to acquire Anaheim Memorial Medical Center, a 224-bed acute care facility in Anaheim. PHS’ motto is to provide comprehensive quality healthcare in a compassionate, convenient and cost-effective manner. For more information visit website at www.primehealthcareservices.com.