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Marian Regional Medical Center Again Ranked Among Top Five Percent in Nation for Clinical Outcomes

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Marian is Named to Healthgrades 2022 America’s 250 Best Hospitals List  

SANTA MARIA, CA – March 3, 2022 – Marian Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce it has achieved the Healthgrades 2022 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places Marian Regional Medical Center in the top five percent of hospitals assessed across the U.S. for its superior clinical performance according to Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

“We are especially proud of this incredible accomplishment, ranking us among an elite group of hospitals with exceptional clinical outcomes,” says Sue Andersen, President and CEO, Marian Regional Medical Center. “Our entire health care team share this achievement, which demonstrates our commitment to quality, safety, and patient care. This remarkable acknowledgment serves as a testament to our continued commitment to provide care for the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.”

Healthgrades is committed to delivering the most scientifically accurate and comprehensive information about doctors and hospitals – with data insights not available anywhere else. To assess overall hospital performance, Healthgrades reviewed outcomes across more than 31 of the most common procedures and conditions.  Recipients of this award have consistently delivered better than expected outcomes for their patients.

America’s 250 Best Hospital award recipients are making an impact. From 2018-2020, patients treated in hospitals achieving this Healthgrades recognition on average had a 27.8 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive this award, as measured across 17 rated conditions and procedures where mortality is the outcome. In fact, if all hospitals as a group performed similarly to MRMC and other 2022 Healthgrades America's 250 Best Hospitals, 160,256 lives could potentially have been saved from 2018-2020.* 

“It is a great achievement to be awarded as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 250 Best Hospitals,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Now more than ever, patients are learning the importance of taking control of their health and using resources like Healthgrades to find the perfect hospital and caregiver match. We commend [CLIENT NAME] for providing superior service and committing themselves to keeping their communities safe.” 

With tools like hospital ratings and awards, Healthgrades helps consumers make confident healthcare decisions by enabling the evaluation and comparison of hospital performance to find the highest quality care. Visit for an indepth look at Marian Regional Medical Center’s performance and profile to explore the highest quality care in Santa Maria today. Consumers can also visit for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality, and access the complete methodology here.

To learn more about how Healthgrades determines award recipients, and for more information on Healthgrades Quality Solutions, please visit


About Marian Regional Medical Center

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 5% in the nation for clinical outcomes and its cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012.  The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/ neonatology service providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.  

About Healthgrades

Healthgrades is dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful connections between patients and their healthcare providers. As the #1 platform for finding a doctor and a leader in healthcare transparency, we help millions of consumers each month find and schedule appointments with their provider of choice and prepare for their appointments with best-in-class, treatment-focused content. 

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Publish date: 

Thursday, March 03, 2022