For a second consecutive year, Northside Hospital health care system has been recognized for having among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience.
Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, has announced the recipients of their 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton and Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming are among only seven Georgia hospitals to make the list. All three hospitals were previously recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience in 2018.
Healthgrades analyzed 3,449 hospitals across the United States, with 434 hospitals receiving the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, representing the top 15 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience.
“Protecting patient safety and providing high quality patient care are at the forefront of everything we do at Northside,” said Janis Dubow, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care for Northside. “It is a great honor and a great responsibility to be recognized for providing an outstanding patient experience, and we continue maintain our commitment to doing just that.”
The Northside Hospital health care system is one of Georgia’s leading health care providers with more than 150 locations across the state, including three acute care, state-of-the-art hospitals in Atlanta, Cherokee County and Forsyth County. Northside Hospital leads the U.S. in newborn deliveries and is among the state’s top providers of cancer care and surgical services. Northside has more than 2,800 physicians and 15,000 employees who serve 3 million patient visits annually across a full range of medical services.
For more information about Healthgrades and their methodology, or to access a complete list of the award recipients, visit healthgrades.com/quality/patient-safety-patient-experience.