U.S. News and World Report Ranks St. Peter’s Hospital One of Highest Quality Hospitals in New York State

U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR) has awarded St. Peter’s Hospital (SPH) its highest ranking in northeastern New York and one of the highest in New York state for excellent quality of care.

In rating nearly 5,000 hospitals nationally on key indicators of patient care, the magazine placed St. Peter’s Hospital 12th among nearly 250 hospitals in New York state and the highest in northeastern New York state. (The University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester General Hospital were the only upstate programs ranked higher than St. Peter’s.)

St. Peter’s Hospital had 10 adult specialties, adult procedures and conditions singled out as “high performing” – gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, COPD, colon cancer surgery, aortic valve surgery, and pulmonology.

“Every day, across the continuum of care, St. Peter’s Hospital strives to be a healing presence for our community,” said Virginia Golden, chief executive officer of St. Peter’s Hospital. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our physicians, nurses, and staff in the effort to meet our mission of providing high-quality, compassionate care. It’s an honor shared by our entire staff and I offer them my thanks and gratitude for their efforts.”

The U.S. News & World Report article may be seen via this link: www.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

St. Peter’s Hospital, an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners, is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York state. The hospital, founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, is a voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital with 442 beds, more than 900 staff physicians, and nearly 6,000 employees.

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