U.S. News & World Report Ranks Stamford Hospital Among Top Hospitals in Region

Published: August 15, 2017

U.S. News & World Report recognized Stamford Hospital as a Best Regional Hospital for 2017/2018. The Hospital is honored as one of the top five placed hospitals in Connecticut out of 43 organizations assessed by U.S. News & World Report. Stamford Hospital received high performance rankings in the treatment of heart failure, colon cancer surgery and urology.

“We are pleased to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our quality and safety results, achieved through the dedication of our staff, who are committed to evidence-based and patient-centered care across the institution,” notes Rohit Bhalla, MD, MPH, Vice President of Quality and Chief Quality Officer at Stamford Health. The U.S. News & World Report annual hospital rankings are among the most visible, and represent one important set of factors for patients choosing a hospital for their care.

Other recent recognitions of Stamford Hospital’s quality and safety efforts include:

  • Achieving Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, the highest recognition possible for nurses;
  • Earning the Planetree Distinction Award for Leadership and Innovation in Patient-Centered Care, placing Stamford Hospital among only eight of 365 Planetree facilities in the world to be recognized with the honor. This award acknowledges ongoing efforts to advance patient-centered care through participation in research, publication, outreach and innovation; and
  • Maintaining The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals.

Learn more about Stamford Health's initiatives on the Safety & Quality page.

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