KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER HONORED FOR CARE OF ORTHOPEDICS, MATERNITY, OTHER PATIENTS

KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER HONORED FOR CARE OF ORTHOPEDICS, MATERNITY, OTHER PATIENTS

01-09-2020

WESLACO -- Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco has received 5-Star awards for 2020 for treatment of orthopedics, gastrointestinal, cardiac care, and appendectomy patients.

In addition, Knapp – which serves as the only acute care hospital in the Weslaco area with 227 beds -- has received excellence awards for patient safety and obstetrics and gynecology from Heathgrades -- a national company which specializes in information about hospitals.

The continued recognition for Knapp Medical over a broad spectrum of healthcare services is a testament to the compassionate care provided by doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Knapp has been serving the healthcare needs of the Weslaco area for the past 58 years, since 1962.

The latest awards from Healthgrades include the following:

  • Among the Top 10% of Hospitals Evaluated for Obstetrics and Gynecology for 5 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for Vaginal Delivery for 5 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for C-Section Delivery for 5 Years in a Row

  • Recognized by Healthgrades for Superior Performance in Gynecologic Surgery for 7 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 8 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 6 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for Appendectomy for 3 Years in a Row

  • 5-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack

Anna Hinojosa, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer for Knapp, said the recognition helps demonstrate the excellent care that is being provided to patients at Knapp -- and is an important factor for residents to consider when they weigh their healthcare options.

“Knapp Medical Center’s clinical team works consistently to pursue the highest standards for clinical excellence, and we are extremely proud of this achievement,” Ms. Hinojosa added.

For more information on award-winning acute hospital care in Weslaco, please contact Knapp Medical Center at (956) 968-8567 or visit www.KnappMed.org and www.FaceBook.com/KnappMedicalCenter/.

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