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Englewood Hospital and Medical Center is Among Best
in the Nation for Multiple Clinical Areas

- CareChex® Honors Include Dozens of Medical Excellence & Safety Awards-

(Englewood, NJ October 25, 2013) – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) is proud to announce it has earned national recognition for its delivery of excellent, safe medical care based on independent research conducted by CareChex®, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics.

CareChex® recognized EHMC as the top performer for Medical Excellence in heart bypass surgery among hospitals in the New York-Newark-Bridgeport metropolitan area. EHMC was also recognized as the top hospital in New Jersey for Medical Excellence in overall surgical care, major cardiac surgery, coronary bypass surgery, major bowel procedures, spinal fusion and spinal surgery. Additionally, the Medical Center is number one in in the state for Patient Safety in overall hospital care, overall surgical care and spinal fusion.

"We are extremely proud of these national awards which are consistent with our priority of providing the safest, highest quality care to our community,” said Kathy Kaminsky, MS, RN, EHMC Senior Vice President of Clinical Effectiveness and Chief Quality Officer, “These awards recognize our achievement at a state and national level. Our mission is to continue to set the standard and we are honored to be recognized by CareChex®, our patients and the community we serve.”

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

Top 100 in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Overall Hospital Care

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Spinal Fusion

Top 50 in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Major Bowel Procedures

Top 25 in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

Top 10% in the Nation for Medical Excellence:

  • Overall Hospital Care

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Cancer Care

  • Cardiac Care

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

  • Gall Bladder Removal

  • Gastrointestinal Care

  • General Surgery

  • Major Bowel Procedures

  • Neurological Care

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Spinal Surgery

  • Stroke Care

#1 in Market for Medical Excellence (New York-Newark-Bridgeport Metropolitan Area):

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

#1 in the State for Medical Excellence:

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Coronary Bypass Surgery

  • Major Bowel Procedures

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Spinal Surgery

Top 100 in the Nation for Patient Safety:

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety:

  • Overall Hospital Care

  • Overall Medical Care

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Cancer Care

  • Cardiac Care

  • Major Cardiac Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Care

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

  • General Surgery

  • Heart Failure Treatment

  • Major Bowel Procedures

  • Neurological Care

  • Pulmonary Care

  • Spinal Fusion

  • Stroke Care

  • Vascular Surgery

#1 in the State for Patient Safety:

  • Overall Hospital Care

  • Overall Surgical Care

  • Spinal Fusion

About CareChex®

CareChex is a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, one of the nation's largest privately held healthcare information services companies. CareChex 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 composite evaluation of all components of medical quality, including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences.

 
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.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  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 six-percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.