• Press Release

For the Second Year in a Row, Readers from El Diario La Prensa, NYC’s Top Spanish Language Newspaper, Select The Mount Sinai Hospital as the City’s Best Hospital

  • (November 06, 2012)

On October 26th, El Diario La Prensa newspaper formally announced that, for the second year in a row, The Mount Sinai Hospital ranked number one as the best hospital by the publication's readers.  Every year, El Diario conducts a survey among its more than a quarter of a million readers to gauge their opinions across a myriad of categories including, their favorite hospital.

El Diario readers selected The Mount Sinai Hospital in the category of  "Best Hospitals for Excellent Services in NYC."  This honor is a direct result not only of Mount Sinai's prominence as a leading medical institution offering comprehensive care to its patients but also its leadership in developing culturally relevant initiatives to improve the health of Latinos by educating, engaging and empowering them for a healthier future.  

El Diario La Prensa is the oldest Spanish–language newspaper in the United States.  With more than a quarter million readers a day, it is the most widely read Spanish-language newspaper in New York and the third largest in the country.  El Diario La Prensa is part of impreMedia, the number one Hispanic news and Information Company in United States in online and print.

About the Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation.

The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 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. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of 3 medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 13 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked in six out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and 50th for Ear, Nose, and Throat, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally.

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