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Sandra Sgambati                                       Cynthia Valentino
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Sandra.Sgambati@ehmc.com                    Cynthia.Valentino@ehmc.com

For Immediate Release

Englewood Hospital Recognized
by HealthGrades® and J.D. Power and Associates®

Medical Center receives six HealthGrades® and three J.D. Power and Associates® recognitions for clinical and service excellence

Englewood, NJ May 28, 2010 – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (englewoodhospital.com) today announced that HealthGrades®, one of the nation’s leading independent health care ratings organizations, and J.D. Power and Associates®, have recognized the Medical Center for clinical excellence and service excellence, respectively. These distinctions demonstrate the exemplary care provided by Medical Center physicians and staff and the outcomes in patient care. 

HealthGrades®
Englewood Hospital is the recipient of six important quality distinctions including the 2010/2011 HealthGrades Maternity Care Excellence Award™.  This designation places Englewood Hospital among the top 10% of all hospitals nationwide for clinical excellence in maternity care.

Englewood Hospital also received the HealthGrades® 5-star rating for the following:

  • Maternity Care – eight years in a row (2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006/2007-2009/2010/2011)

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery (2010)

  • Treatment of Heart Attack – two years in a row (2009 & 2010)

  • Treatment of Pneumonia – eight years in a row (2003-2010)

  • GI Procedures and Surgeries – three year in a row (2008-2010)

HealthGrades provides objective clinical quality ratings based on the outcomes of nearly every hospital in the country. These ratings are risk adjusted to account for differences in providers’ patient populations and are currently based on CMS Medicare data from 2006-2008.  More information on hospital ratings and on how HealthGrades guides America to better healthcare can be found at www.healthgrades.com.

J.D. Power and Associates®
Englewood Hospital has been recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital ProgramSM.  To become “distinguished” by J.D. Power and Associates, patient responses for satisfaction must exceed the national benchmark. This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by Englewood Hospital and Medical Center to provide:

  • “An Outstanding Maternity Experience”

  • “An Outstanding Emergency Experience”

  • “An Outstanding Cardiovascular Experience”

J.D. Power and Associates provides consumers with information on customer satisfaction and other metrics that enable them to make more informed purchasing decisions. Nongovernmental, acute-care hospitals throughout the nation are eligible for the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital recognition and distinction is valid for one year. Additional information about the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Distinguished Hospital ProgramSM is also available at www.jdpower.com.

“Englewood Hospital is proud to provide our community with access to top-quality healthcare every day, and physicians, patients and their families can feel confident when they choose Englewood Hospital,” said Douglas Duchak, President and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.  “These distinctions are exceptionally important because they provide third-party recognition of our high level of services and reflect what our patients say about our care.”

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.