Rochester General Hospital has achieved “Healthgrades 2021 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™” for the third consecutive year. The distinction is measured by Healthgrades—an online resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems.
Placing Rochester General Hospital in the top 1 percent of the nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide, the distinction is a testament to the hospital’s superior clinical performance.
“Our health care workers have always risen to any challenge and broken down any barriers that may have been in the way to provide exceptional care to those who need it, when they need it and where they need it,” said Kevin Casey, MD, President, Rochester General Hospital. “The pandemic emphasized this extraordinary dedication and compassion our employees have for every single patient and their commitment to making this community healthier.”
Rochester General Hospital also received Five-Star Recipient awards for neurosciences, cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, and critical care services, and Excellence Awards in neurosciences, gastrointestinal, and critical care services.
Unity Hospital received Five-Star Recipient award for cardiac, orthopedics, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, critical care, and labor and delivery, and a Joint Replacement Excellence Award. The hospital has been named among the top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement for 5 years in a row (2017-2021).
Newark-Wayne Community Hospital has received Five-Star Recipient awards for several areas of care including pulmonary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, critical care, and labor and delivery. United Memorial Medical Center received Five-Star Recipient awards for cardiac, pulmonary, and labor and delivery.
Rochester General Hospital also received recognition for other 2021 Healthgrades Quality Achievements, including:
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