ERS Recognizes Clinical Excellence to Hospital da Luz Póvoa de Varzim
Hospital da Luz Póvoa de Varzim obtained the maximum rating for clinical excellence in the areas of gynaecology (hysterectomy) and orthopaedics (total arthroplasty of hip and knee), according to the SINAS report (National System of Evaluation in Health) elaborated by ERS (Health Regulatory Authority). The maximum rating (three stars) in the evaluation of Clinical Excellence is awarded by this entity, when the results are higher than the average obtained by all heath care providers.
It is worth noting that Hospital da Luz Póvoa de Varzim obtained high rating (two stars) in the area of obstetrics (birth and prenatal care). The evaluation concerning the adequacy and comfort of the premises and the focus on patients registered maximum rating.
SINAS is an evaluation system of the global quality of healthcare providers developed by ERS, based on the values of rigour, transparency and objectivity.
The report now published concerns the period from January 1 to December 31 of year 2016, having been concluded in December 2017.