HCA Gulf Coast
January 24, 2024

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2024, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement puts HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance and reflects HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake’s commitment to exceptional patient care.

“HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is honored to be named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for the second year in a row,” said Todd Caliva, chief executive officer. “Delivering world-class quality care is a team effort and I am super proud of the commitment that each and every one of our colleagues make on a daily basis. This recognition reflects the excellence that happens every day at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake.”

To determine the top hospitals for 2024, Healthgrades evaluated risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for more than 30 conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Unlike other hospital studies, Healthgrades ratings are based solely on what matters most: patient outcomes. The 2024 Healthgrades analysis revealed significant variation in hospital performance, making it increasingly important to seek care at top-rated programs. From 2020-2022, if all hospitals, as a group, performed similarly to America’s 250 Best Hospitals, on average, 178,402 lives could potentially have been saved.*

“Healthgrades commends HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake for their leadership and continued dedication to high quality care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is elevating the standard for quality care nationwide and ensuring superior outcomes for the patients in their community.” 

Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of how we rate and why hospital quality matters here.