Garnet Health Medical Center Recipient of Multiple 2023 Five-Star Distinctions from Healthgrades
November 3, 2022
Garnet Health Medical Center is five-star rated for treatment of Stroke (2019-2023), Hip Fracture (2023), Sepsis (2019-2023), Pulmonary Embolism (2021-2023), and Respiratory Failure (2019-2023), according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients. These five-star ratings reflect Garnet Health Medical Center’s dedication to delivering quality care for Stroke, Hip Fracture, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Respiratory Failure, and distinguishes them as one of the nation’s leading hospitals for specialty care.
Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide to identify the top-performing hospitals for Stroke, Hip Fracture, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Respiratory Failure. This year’s analysis revealed significant variation in patient outcomes between five-star hospitals and one-star hospitals. From 2019 through 2021, if all hospitals as a group performed similarly to five-star hospitals, on average, 201,586 lives could potentially have been saved, and 160,498 patients could have avoided potential complications.*
Additionally, from 2019-2021, patients treated for Stroke in hospitals with 5-stars for in-hospital mortality have, on average, a 52.1% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals with 1-star for in-house mortality.*
“We commend Garnet Health Medical Center for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients being treated for Stroke, Hip Fracture, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Respiratory Failure,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that hospitals with five-star ratings by Healthgrades have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”
Consumers can visit Healthgrades to learn more about how they measure hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.
For more information about Garnet Health services visit garnethealth.org.
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2018 through 2020. View the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology here.
# # #
About Garnet Health Medical Center
Garnet Health Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, 383-bed medical center which combines high-tech healthcare with a patient-centered approach in a beautiful and welcoming healing environment. Garnet Health Medical Center is accredited by DNV GL – Healthcare. It was named by Healthgrades as one of the 100 best hospitals nationally for cardiac intervention and general surgery and was a recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Garnet Health Medical Center also achieved the Healthgrades 2019, 2020 and 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™ placing the hospital in the top 5 percent of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance.
Garnet Health Medical Center was named by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Regional Hospital in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh Metropolitan Service Area and high performing in seven types of care for 2021-22. Garnet Health Medical Center is a designated Magnet hospital recognizing excellence in Nursing; a recipient of the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite; and received the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Level 8 Most Wired recognition.
Garnet Health Medical Center is an academic affiliate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. It is also a member of Garnet Health, the corporate parent of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Urgent Care, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation – Catskills. To learn more about Garnet Health Medical Center, visit garnethealth.org.
Healthgrades is dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful connections between patients and healthcare professionals. As the #1 platform for finding a doctor and as a leader in healthcare transparency, we help millions of consumers each month find and schedule appointments with their healthcare professional of choice and prepare for their appointments with best-in-class, treatment-focused content.
Our health system, healthcare professional, and life sciences marketing solutions have been helping our partners reach and engage consumers who are on their way to the doctor for over 20 years.
Start your search for the right care at healthgrades.com.