Ranked #7 in NJ, #16 in NY metro area, high performing in 6 procedures and conditions
August 2, 2016 – In its 27th annual “Best Hospitals” rankings, U.S. News & World Report named Englewood Hospital and Medical Center a Best Regional Hospital, ranking the medical center #7 out of 95 hospitals in New Jersey and #16 out of 169 hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. In addition to its state and regional recognition, Englewood Hospital was ranked as “high performing” in six procedures/conditions: heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hip replacement, and knee replacement.
“We are extremely proud to be named among the best hospitals in the state and region,” said Warren Geller, president and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. “This recognition reflects our commitment to providing our community with the best care possible, delivered by the most compassionate and talented physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers using the most advanced technology available to detect and treat conditions and improve quality of life.”
The rankings, released today, are designed to help patients make more informed decisions regarding their health. The 2016-2017 rankings evaluated nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide using objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more, and, to a smaller extent, a survey of physicians.
“We strive to provide patients with the highest-quality information on hospitals available,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “Driving for broader transparency and evaluating hospitals in a comprehensive, fair way reflects that mission.”
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.