Mount Sinai Beth Israel Receives 2017 National Quality Recognition, Rated Top 100 Hospital in Nation for Patient Safety for Cardiac Care, Interventional Coronary Care, and Stroke Care

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Rated Top 100 Hospital for Medical Excellence in Interventional Coronary Care

New York, NY
 – August 3, 2017 /Press Release/  –– 

Mount Sinai Beth Israel has recently received numerous quality awards, including ranking as a top 100 Hospital in nation for Patient Safety for Cardiac Care, Interventional Coronary Care, and Stroke Care and a top 100 hospital for Medical Excellence in Interventional Cardiac Care. The awards and rankings were presented by CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care.

Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient experiences.

“I’m proud that Mount Sinai Beth Israel has been recognized for the exceptional care that we provide for our patients,” said John Fox, MD, Director of the Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. “This award is a testament to our extraordinary team of interventional cardiac specialists who are saving lives every day.”

“Mount Sinai Beth Israel patients receive excellent care in our inpatient settings and emergency department and these awards reflect the hard work of our clinicians,” said Jeremy Boal, MD, President, Mount Sinai Downtown and Chief Clinical Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is in the “Honor Roll” of best hospitals in America, ranked No. 15 nationally in the 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report.  The Mount Sinai Hospital is also ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Geriatrics, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Ear, Nose & Throat, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 10 nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report in "Best Children's Hospitals."

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