Mother Frances Hospital Tyler named #1 in Texas Overall Hospital Care for Patient Safety, among a host of other awards. - CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

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Published on December 14, 2015

Mother Frances Hospital Tyler Recognized for Medical Excellence and Patient Safety


TYLER, TX – CareChex®, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, has named Mother Frances Hospital Tyler #1 in Texas Overall Hospital Care for Patient Safety, among a host of other awards.

“These honors reflect our dedication to providing quality patient care and safety toward our mission of achieving and maintaining the highest level of successful clinical outcomes,” said John McGreevy, Chief Executive Officer, Mother Frances Hospital Tyler and the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital. “Mother Frances has established its deserved place as a top performer in Texas and the country, raising the bar when it comes to overall patient quality and safety.”

MFH Tyler also ranks first in Texas in Overall Surgical Care for Patient Safety, General Surgery Patient Safety and Bariatric Surgery Patient Safety. CareChex® has also ranked MFH Tyler in the top 10-percent of hospitals in patient safety across the nation in 16 medical and surgical categories.

“Patient safety requires constant vigilance, Mother Frances Hospital Tyler has demonstrated unrelenting commitment to patients by consistently working to provide a safe environment for care,” said Fadi Nasrallah, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Quality Officer, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics. “Our entire medical staff and every member of our team give their all every day to ensure that our patients are cared for in the safest environment possible, and we will continue to build upon this success and seek to continually improve patient safety at Trinity Mother Frances.”

In addition to these national and statewide recognitions for patient safety, MFH Tyler also ranks in the top 10-percent of hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in 14 separate medical and surgical categories, as well as in the top 10 percent in the country for Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care.

“To be ranked above the 90th percentile in so many medical and surgical categories is simply an indication of the skill and commitment of every member of the Mother Frances Hospital Tyler team,” said McGreevy. “By working together, and for the good of our patients, MFH Tyler has a composite quality score for Overall Hospital Care that ranks us #15 in the country. It really is a tremendous honor to receive this recognition and a confirmation of the tireless efforts of the entire team here.”

“CareChex®® allows the public to make informed decisions regarding the quality of medical care provided by hospitals,” said Dr. Thane Forthman, President and CEO, CareChex® a division of Comparion. “We are pleased to acknowledge that Mother Frances Hospital Tyler has achieved an exceptionally high level of performance across all components of medical quality. MFH Tyler’s performance is a benchmark that other hospitals should seek to emulate.”



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Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics include the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, Mother Frances Hospital Tyler, Jacksonville and Winnsboro, Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital, affiliated with HEALTHSOUTH, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital, a long-term acute care facility, and Trinity Clinic. Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multi-specialty medical group, with more than 330 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers representing 36 specialties in 31 locations serving East Texas.  For more information on services available through Trinity Mother Frances, visit


CareChex® is a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics – one of the nation’s largest privately-held healthcare information service companies. CareChex® provides clinical, financial and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available hospital quality ratings, CareChex® provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences.


Reviewed by Will Knous on December 14, 2015