Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) continues to be a national leader for patient care, again receiving the Healthgrades 2022 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This places SBUH among the top two percent of all hospitals for clinical care and patient outcomes across treatment of the most common conditions and procedures. This is the fourth consecutive year that SBUH is among America’s Best. Only four hospitals in New York State were named among America’s 100 Best Hospitals this year.
“I’m delighted that Stony Brook University Hospital is being recognized as among the nation’s best for the fourth year in a row,” said Dr.Hal Paz, executive vice president, Health Sciences, Stony Brook University. “Our health system continues to be a national leader in patient care, and this recognition stands as testament to the hard work and dedication of the outstanding teams here at Stony Brook. I’m proud of my colleagues and all of our staff and faculty who work tirelessly to ensure quality patient care every day.”
“Exceptional outcomes are only possible when a hospital commits to high standards of quality and continuous improvement throughout the organization,” said Carol A. Gomes, chief executive officer for Stony Brook University Hospital. “This award demonstrates Stony Brook University Hospital’s commitment to providing quality care to our patients and their family members. We are grateful to our physicians, nurses and all of our care teams for their hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence.”
As an America’s 100 Best Hospitals award recipient, Stony Brook strives to make a positive impact on the lives of those on Long Island. Over the past year, Stony Brook University Hospital delivered lifesaving treatments and advanced care options to benefit patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, while at the same time providing high-quality, safe-patient care.
“We are proud to recognize Stony Brook University Hospital as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2022,” said Dr. Brad Bowman, chief medical officer and head of data science at Healthgrades. “As an America’s 100 Best Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital’s clinical performance and patient outcomes outpaced nearly all other hospitals in the country. We believe these distinguished hospitals are leading the industry and setting the standard for providing safe and quality care.”
For patients, receiving this recognition means a fundamental difference in outcomes. If all hospitals nationwide performed similarly to those achieving the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 162,830 lives could potentially have been saved from 2018-2020.*
Last fall, Stony Brook University Hospital was recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™, one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for seven consecutive years, one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for eight consecutive years and one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for seven years in a row.
Healthgrades is committed to delivering the most scientifically accurate and comprehensive information about doctors and hospitals — with data insights not available anywhere else. To assess overall hospital performance, Healthgrades reviewed outcomes across more than 31 of the most common procedures and conditions. Recipients of this award have consistently delivered better than expected outcomes for their patients.
Visit Healthgrades.com/quality/americas-best-hospitals for an in-depth look at Stony Brook University Hospital’s performance and profile to explore the highest quality care in Stony Brook today. Consumers can also visit Healthgrades.com for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access the complete methodology here.
*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2018 through 2020 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only.