Pampa Regional Medical Center NAMED AMERICA’S 100 BEST FOR Prostate Surgeries

• Pampa Regional Medical Center identified among the top hospitals nationally in prostate surgeries according to HealthgradesPampa, TX (October 20, 2020) –Pampa Regional Medical Center (PRMC) is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for prostate surgeries according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, and outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states. PRMC was the only hospital in the Texas panhandle to receive this recognition. PRMC is a member of Prime Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest health systems with 46 hospitals in 14 states. This year, Prime hospitals received a combined 295 awards from Healthgrades, including 5-Star designations, Specialty Excellence Awards and America’s 100 Best By Specialty. The hospitals that have achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for prostate surgeries have demonstrated exceptional quality of care. For the 2021 Report to the Nation, Healthgrades compared America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award recipients as a group, to all other hospitals, as a group, and found: From 2017-2019, patients treated at hospitals receiving the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award have, on average: • 57.5% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award.* From 2017-2019, patients treated at hospitals which did not receive the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award have, on average: • 2.35 times more likely to experience one or more complications in the hospital than if they were treated at hospitals that did receive the award.* *Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2017 through 2019 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and starting to become more diligent when researching where they receive care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “When selecting a hospital, consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for prostate surgeries for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.” “Awards such as these are proof of the commitment our entire team of caregivers have to their patients. They take our vision and high standards of quality and make them a daily practice. Our physicians, nurses and other staff are continuously looking for ways to improve and grow the services available to the community of Pampa and the surrounding area,” said Edwin Leon, PRMC CEO.Pampa Regional Medical Center was also recognized for the following clinical achievements: • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2021• Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 3 Years in a Row (2019-2021)For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 32 common conditions and procedures and evaluated outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states. Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality achievements for cohort-specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality. Individual procedure or condition cohorts are designated as 5-star (statistically significantly better than expected), 3-star (not statistically different from expected) and 1-star (statistically significantly worse than expected). The complete Healthgrades 2021 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at https://partners.healthgrades.com/healthgrades-quality-solutions/healthg....About Pampa Regional Medical Center: Located in the center of the Texas Panhandle, Pampa Regional Medical Center is a 109-bed acute-care hospital serving many of the communities in the Panhandle. A full range of surgical and medical services are offered, including Interventional Cardiology, Sleep Lab, Wound Care, Pain Management, General Surgery including Endoscopy, Diagnostic and Radiology Services, Psychiatry, Orthopedics including Total Joint Replacements, Intensive Care, Comprehensive Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Outpatient Medical Clinics, Women’s Services, Urology and a 24-hour Emergency Room with Telestroke capabilities. Pampa Regional Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and has consecutively earned the Gold Seal of Approval. Pampa Regional Medical Center endeavors to provide comprehensive, quality healthcare in a convenient, compassionate and cost-effective manner. PRMC is a member of Prime Healthcare. For more information please visit prmctx.com. * Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2017 through 2019 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2016 through 2018.

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