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14 NY hospitals earn Healthgrades’ 2024 honors for patient safety, experience

Crain's New York Business reports fourteen New York hospitals including HSS have earned recognition for excellence in patient experience and safety, according to Healthgrades’ latest report released this morning.

Just two facilities, including HSS, received top honors in both metrics, the data shows. HSS repeated its designation from last year and just 79 hospitals across the country received dual recognition, according to Healthgrades.

Dr. Brad Bowman, Healthgrades’ chief medical officer, emphasized that achieving dual recognition is challenging because hospitals must excel at two “diametrically opposed” things. While patient safety depends on following procedure, building a positive experience relies on fulfilling patients’ needs and fostering communication between staff and their charges.

Read the full article at crainsnewyork.com.