Rochester General Hospital has achieved “Healthgrades 2020 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™” and Unity Hospital has achieved “Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™” as measured by Healthgrades—an online resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.
The distinctions place Rochester General Hospital in the top 1 percent and Unity Hospital in the top 5 percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide, highlighting their superior clinical performance.
“This achievement is a reflection of the tireless work our entire staff does each day to ensure we deliver the high quality of care our patients deserve,” said Rochester General President Kevin Casey, MD. “We want to thank our patients and their families for putting their trust and confidence in us to take care of them in their time of need.”
“Unity Hospital is so fortunate to have such a dedicated, compassionate and talented team that embraces the responsibility of caring for our community and continuously strives to provide the best possible health care experience,” said Unity Hospital President Doug Stewart.
Newark-Wayne Community Hospital received Five-Star Recipient awards for pulmonary, gastrointestinal, appendectomy, critical care, labor and delivery, and received the Excellence Award for patient safety. United Memorial Medical Center received Five-Star Recipient awards for pulmonary, and labor and delivery, and received the Excellence Award for patient safety.
During the 2020 study period (2016 to 2018), Rochester General Hospital and Unity Hospital showed superior performance in clinical outcomes for patients in the Medicare population across at least 21 of 32 most common inpatient conditions and procedures—as measured by objective performance data (risk-adjusted mortality and in-hospital complications).
Rochester General Hospital also received recognition for other 2020 Healthgrades Quality Achievements, including:
Unity Hospital also received recognition for other 2020 Healthgrades Quality Achievements, including:
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2016 through 2018 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.
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