Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Ranked Nationally For Medical Excellence and Patient Safety

Englewood, NJ (PressExposure) February 24, 2012 -- Englewood, NJ, November 9, 2011 - Englewood Hospital and Medical Center has earned national recognition again for its delivery of outstanding medical care according to the 2012 CareChex® release of America's Top Quality Hospitals. The Medical Center has earned top national and state rankings in the Medical Excellence and the Patient Safety categories:

Top 100 in the Nation for Medical Excellence

- Heart Attack Treatment

- Interventional Carotid Care

Top 10% in Nation for Medical Excellence:

- Cardiac Care

- General Surgery

- Heart Attack Treatment

- Interventional Carotid Care

Top 10% in Nation for Patient Safety

- Gastrointestinal Care

- Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

- Heart Attack Treatment

- Heart Failure Treatment

- Hip Fracture Repair

- Neurological Care

- Overall Medical Care

- Stroke Care

"CareChex allows the public to make informed decisions regarding the quality of medical care provided by hospitals," said Dr. Thane Forthman, managing principal at The Delta Group. "We are pleased to acknowledge that Englewood Hospital has achieved an exceptionally high level of performance across all components of medical quality. Englewood Hospital is a benchmark that other hospitals should seek to emulate."

CareChex® is a hospital quality rating service of The Delta Group, a national healthcare information services company that provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available hospital quality ratings, CareChex provides a comprehensive evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care, and patient satisfaction.

"This significant recognition from CareChex is indicative of Englewood Hospital's commitment to the delivery of safe and outstanding care and clinical outcomes for our patients," said Douglas Duchak, President and CEO of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. "We are honored to be recognized again by CareChex and we look forward to providing our patients with continued access to quality medical services."

About The Delta Group:

The Delta Group is a leading healthcare information services and consulting company dedicated to providing an extensive array of products and services designed to measure, manage, and monitor the clinical, financial, and market performance of healthcare organizations. For more information, go to [http://www.thedeltagroup.com].

About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology. Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons. Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital's medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous awards and accreditations from the Joint Commission, J.D. Power and Associates, HealthGrades, and other organizations. Englewood Hospital is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with the prestigious Magnet™ status, the highest recognition for nursing excellence.

Maria Margiotta
Director, Marketing and Communications
EnglewoodHospital and MedicalCenter
350 Engle Street - 1st Floor, North Annex
Englewood, NJ07631
Direct. 201-894-3524 | Fax. 201-569-6126

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