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Hospital in Kern County named one of America's best for prostate surgery

Posted at 11:34 AM, Nov 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-09 14:34:03-05

On November 1, 2017 Adventist Health Bakersfield announced that it is the only hospital in Kern County to be recognized as "One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery" according to Healthgrades. 

In a report, Healthgrades determined that those treated in one of the 100 best hospitals for prostate surgery between 2014 and 2016 had a 59.4% lower risk of experiencing a complication in their hospital than if they had been treated in a hospital that was not one of America's 100 best.

The achievements of will be showcased in Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation.