Stony Brook University Hospital has been named one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” for 2019 by Healthgrades, the first organization in the country to rate hospital quality based on actual clinical outcomes.
“At Stony Brook University Hospital, delivering high-quality healthcare is at the core of everything we do for our patients, and this recognition pays tribute to the dedication and commitment of our medical faculty and staff in fulfilling that mission,” said Kenneth Kaushansky MD, Senior Vice President, Health Sciences and Dean, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. “By transforming the healthcare we provide, we are transforming the lives of those we serve.”
As one of Healthgrade’s “100 Best Hospitals,” Stony Brook University Hospital is in the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide and one of only four hospitals in New York State for exhibiting clinical excellence year after year. Stony Brook was also named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for:
- Cardiac care
- Coronary intervention
- Stroke care
Stony Brook University Hospital has been rated one of America’s 250 Best Hospital by Healthgrades every year since 2015. Additionally, the hospital has been:
- One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for the past five years
- One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ and stroke care for the past four years
“This impressive distinction was achieved by the entire Stony Brook University Hospital team working together to achieve one goal — to deliver on a commitment to provide every patient with exceptional care,” said Ernest J. Baptiste, Chief Executive Officer, Stony Brook University Hospital.
Recipients of the America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award are recognized for overall clinical excellence based on quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures for 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Healthgrades reviews three years of Medicare inpatient data, comparing actual to predicted performance for specific patient outcomes. This year’s awards are based on data collected from 2015 to 2017.