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
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
Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, over 400 outpatient practices, nearly 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.
Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in 4 out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: It is consistently ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and top 20 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding and top 5 in the nation for numerous basic and clinical research areas. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.