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Date Updated: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Good Samaritan Hospital and Two Other WMCHealth Hospitals Earn Top Ratings for Quality Care

Nationally Ranked Quality Metrics Achieved in Coronary Intervention, Labor and Delivery, Bariatric Surgery and Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

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SUFFERN, N.Y. (March 22, 2021) ― Hospitals vary on meeting performance metrics and patient satisfaction measures.  Using data-led, quality comparison rankings can be helpful in determining at which hospital to seek care.  Three member hospitals of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) participate in Healthgrades, a leading resource for comparative analysis and information about physicians and health systems.  These three hospitals, Good Samaritan Hospital, in Suffern, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital, in Warwick, NY; and Bon Secours Community Hospital, in Port Jervis, NY have each earned Five-Star ratings for multiple service lines from Healthgrades.

Five-Star Rating for Coronary Interventional Procedures

Good Samaritan Hospital received the Coronary Interventional Procedures Five-Star rating for the fourth year in a row.  The hospital is among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation who participate in the Healthgrades program, for coronary intervention based on low mortality and complication rates.   Community members with cardiac conditions can receive a referral from a cardiologist or call 845.368.5620 to speak with the cardiac concierge for more information about the coronary intervention procedures at Good Samaritan Hospital.  For additional information, visit GoodSamHosp.org/Cardiac-Programs.

The multidisciplinary Interventional Cardiology team at Good Samaritan Hospital celebrates the Healthgrades awards.

Five-Star Rating for Vaginal and C-Section Deliveries 

The Birthing Centers of St. Anthony Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital were awarded a Five-Star rating for vaginal deliveries and St. Anthony Community Hospital also earned Five-Stars for C-section deliveries.  Good Samaritan Hospital was named among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation who participate in the Healthgrades program, for Obstetrics and Gynecology for the second consecutive year.  Women who are pregnant or looking to become pregnant, can call 845.368.5450 for Good Samaritan Hospital birthing center or 845.987.5300 for St. Anthony Community Hospital birthing center.  Information can also be found at GoodSamHosp.org/Birthing-Center or StanthonyCommunityHosp.org/Birthing-Center.

The Maternity Department Nursing team celebrates the Healthgrades awards.

Five-Star Rating for Overall Bariatric Surgery

The Surgical Weight Loss Institutes at Bon Secours Community Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital have received a Five-Star rating for Bariatric Surgery.  People considering bariatric surgery as a weight loss solution can call 845.858.7277 for Bon Secours Community Hospital, or 845.368.5285 for Good Samaritan Hospital for a consultation.  For additional information, visit BonSecoursCommunityHosp.org/Weight-Loss-Institute or GoodSamHosp.org/Surgical-Weight-Loss-Institute.

Five-Star Rating for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries 

Good Samaritan Hospital has recently opened an Esophageal and Reflux Center and earned a Five-Star rating for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries for the second consecutive year.  People suffering from GERD or acid reflux and are interested in scheduling an appointment at the Esophageal and Reflux Center, can call 845.777.3553 or visit GoodSamHosp.org/Esophageal-and-Reflux-Center.

Ratings and Methodology 

A Five-Star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically* better than the national average when performing the surgeries or procedures being assessed.  This includes how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications and the service line’s ability to care for complex conditions.

From 2017-2020, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare-patient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute-care hospitals nationwide, assessing hospital performance relative to 34 common conditions and procedures.  

 For comprehensive information about the medical services available at Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Anthony Community Hospital and Bon Secours Community Hospital, please visit, GoodSamHosp.org, StAnthonyCommunityHosp.org, or BonSecoursCommunityHosp.org.

 

*Source:  Partners.Healthgrades.com/Quality/Quality-Methodology