Garden City Hospital ER Earns Level 3 Trauma Designation

Garden City Hospital ER Earns Level 3 Trauma Designation

02-19-2018

For Immediate Release

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February 19, 2018

Garden City Hospital ER Earns Level III Trauma Designation

Garden city - The Emergency department at Garden City Hospital has received a Level III trauma designation. To meet the standards set by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Garden City Hospital underwent a rigorous review process to qualify. Having this form of verification allows improvement of health outcomes for trauma victims by getting them to right place at the right time. Earning this recognition was a multidisciplinary effort by the staff at Garden City Hospital.

This designation is important to the residents in the community because it ensures that Garden City Hospital has the resources to treat trauma victims. This includes the ability to perform prompt assessment, resuscitation, emergency surgery, stabilization and inpatient care along with transfer agreements that will allow the hospital to get patients to any appropriate level I or II facility when more definitive care is needed.

“I am so proud of our team and their outstanding effort. Kudos to the team members who worked so hard to make this a reality and to Region 2 South and HEMS for all their support and assistance” said Saju George, CEO of Garden City Hospital.

Since 2014, Garden City Hospital has been a part of Prime Health Care, an award-winning health system that has been dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare for communities. Joining Prime Health Care has allowed Garden City Hospital to make the necessary changes to improve their care to better serve the community. The results of these changes show in their award-winning care.

About Garden City Hospital:

Garden City Hospital is a 176-bed community hospital with a full range of services and off-site locations. GCH has provided over 70 years of caring to the residents of western Wayne County, Michigan. The hospital is consistently ranked nationally for clinical excellence with a 5-Star overall Quality Award ™ from Health Grades and separate Five Star Awards in 2018 for pacemaker procedures, hip fracture treatment. gallbladder surgery and colorectal surgery from Health Grades and is a Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center for Hip & Knee Replacement and Maternity Care. The ER at GCH attained Trauma III designation in 2018. GCH earned HFAP certification as a primary stroke center and Gold Plus standing from the American Heart Association. Learn more at www.gch.org.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation:

Prime Healthcare is an award-winning national hospital system with 44 acute-care hospitals providing nearly 43,500 jobs in 14 states. Fourteen of the hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)3 public charity with a mission of providing quality, compassionate healthcare for all. Based in California and one of the largest hospital systems in the country, Prime Healthcare and its hospitals have been recognized as among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation 38 times and among the “15 Top Health Systems” three times, and Prime Healthcare is the only "Top 10 Health System" west of the Mississippi. For more information, please visit www.primehealthcare.com.

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