Northside Hospital Honored for Outstanding Patient Experience
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 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton and Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming are among 10 Georgia hospitals and the only three metro Atlanta hospitals to make the list.
Healthgrades analyzed 3,478 hospitals across the United States, with 439 hospitals receiving the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, representing the top 15 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience.
“I am honored, but not surprised, that Northside Hospital has been recognized in this way,” said Janis Dubow, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care for Northside. “Ensuring patient safety and high quality patient care is at heart of everyone who works at Northside, in every department. We will continue to provide the safest environment and best possible care for our community.”
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.