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Mercy Ranked Among “100 Great Community Hospitals”

Mercy Medical Center has been named one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review based on the hospital’s quality of care and service to the community. Mercy is the only Long Island area hospital and one of two New York State hospitals recognized.

“As Mercy celebrates its 100th anniversary, this is yet another fitting tribute to the wonderful care and services we provide to the patients in our surrounding communities,” said Mercy’s executive vice-president and chief administrative officer, Aaron E. Glatt, MD. “This latest recognition coming in addition to US News & World Report ranking Mercy among the top New York hospitals underscores the high quality provided at Mercy and our superior patient care.”

The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selected community hospitals based on rankings and awards from iVantage Health Analytics, Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters), Healthgrades, and The Joint Commission. Nominations for the list were also considered.

Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre is a leader in orthopedics and has been ranked “superior” in patient safety. The hospital is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Mercy is also the recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and consecutive Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. And, in recognition of the value it places on superior nursing care, Mercy has Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Mercy provides comprehensive medical and surgical care and is a leader in minimally invasive surgery, joint replacement, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, spine surgery and neurosurgery, inpatient acute rehabilitation, diagnostic and interventional radiology, maternity and newborn services, and women’s health. v

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Posted by on July 4, 2013. Filed under In This Week's Edition. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.