Andalusia Health has been given superior ratings for their facilities. They received the Operational Excellence Award as a Top Emergency Department Performer- Tier 2 among LifePoint Health for the second consecutive year.

LifePoint, Andalusia Health's parent company, manages 70 hospitals, which are grouped into 3 tiers upon volume. Andalusia Health is one of 25 in Tier 2. 

Receiving this award is based on 6 key metrics:

  • The length of time from patient arrival until he or she is medically screened.
  • The overall length of stay.
  • The time it takes to get a patient discharged or into a bed.
  • Clinical metrics that include a physician component.
  • Patient experience. Patients are asked to rate their experience on a scale of 1 to 10.
  • The number of patients who left without treatment.