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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Ranked #1 in New Jersey for Cardiac & Spine Care

CareChex® Honors Include 43 Medical Excellence & Patient Safety Awards in Multiple Clinical Areas

(Englewood, NJ, November 29, 2012) - Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has earned national recognition for its delivery of high quality, safe medical care according to the 2013 CareChex® report of America’s Top Quality Hospitals. CareChex ranked Englewood Hospital as the top hospital in New Jersey for medical excellence in major cardiac surgery, coronary bypass surgery, spinal fusion and spinal surgery, and also recognized Englewood Hospital as number one in the state for patient safety in spinal fusion.

“These national awards highlight the extraordinary commitment to patient care and safety by our dedicated healthcare team,” said Kathy Kaminsky, MS, RN, Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. “Our dedication to our patients is our number one priority and we are elated to be recognized once again among the nation’s top hospitals for outstanding medical care.”

Englewood Hospital has earned top national and state rankings in the following Medical Excellence and the Patient Safety categories:

Top 100 in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

Top 10% in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Cardiac Care

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

  • Gall Bladder Removal

  • Gastrointestinal Care

  • General Surgery

  • Heart Attack Treatment

  • Major Bowel Procedures

  • Pneumonia Care

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Stroke Care

#1 in the State for Medical Excellence:

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Spinal Surgery

Top 10% in the State for Medical Excellence:

  • Overall Hospital Care

  • Overall Medical Care

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Cardiac Care

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

  • Gall Bladder Removal

  • General Surgery

  • Heart Attack Treatment

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Spinal Surgery

Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety:

  • Overall Medical Care

  • Cancer Care

  • Cardiac Care

  • Gastrointestinal Care

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

  • Heart Attack Treatment

  • Heart Failure Treatment

  • Hip Fracture Repair

  • Major Bowel Procedures

  • Neurological Care

  • Stroke Care

  • Women’s Health

#1 in the State for Patient Safety:

  • Spinal Fusion

Top 10% in the State for Patient Safety:

  • Major Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spinal Fusion

“CareChex allows the public to make informed decisions regarding the quality of medical care provided by hospitals,” said Dr. Thane Forthman, Managing Principal at The Delta Group. “We are pleased to acknowledge that Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has achieved an exceptionally high level of performance especially in the areas of medical quality and patient safety. Englewood is a benchmark that other hospitals should seek to emulate."

CareChex® is a hospital quality rating service of The Delta Group, a national healthcare information services company that provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available hospital quality ratings, CareChex provides a comprehensive evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient satisfaction.

About The Delta Group

The Delta Group is a leading healthcare information services and consulting company dedicated to providing an extensive array of products and services designed to measure, manage, and monitor the clinical, financial, and market performance of healthcare organizations. For more information, go to www.thedeltagroup.com.

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About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, 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 acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.   Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.