2014 America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics
Athens Regional Health System (L)Athens Regional Health System (L)Awards: AB, CC, HC, OB, OP, PS
Athens Regional Health System is a regional referral center, offering services such as maternal/child, advanced imaging, minimally invasive surgeries, an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved oncology department and a nationally recognized cardiovascular program. Athens Regional was recently recognized as a TOP 100 in the nation in hospitals preferred by women; among the best hospitals in the region for gastroenterology and pulmonary procedures according to US News and World Report; and named the 2011 Large Hospital of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. Athens Regional is the only locally owned and governed hospital in the region it serves. Our medical staff includes more than 250 professionals and there are more than 2,800 employees. ARMC services a 17-county service area in northeast Georgia, including Athens-Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Madison, Jackson, Barrow, Walton, Morgan, Greene, Taliaferro, Wilkes, Elbert, Hart, Franklin, Banks, Stephens and Habersham.
CarolinaEast Medical Center (L)CarolinaEast Medical Center (L)Awards: AB, HC, OP, PS
Why Women Choose CarolinaEast Medical Center
The Center for Orthopedic and Total Joint Care is a 22-bed medical/surgical unit at CarolinaEast Medical Center providing:
- Private rooms designed to meet the unique needs of orthopedic patients
- Round-the-clock care from highly-trained, compassionate physicians and clinical staff
- Joint replacement education classes to help you prepare for surgery
- CarolinaEast Rehabilitation Hospital provides physical, occupational and recreational therapies on both an in- and outpatient basis
Catawba Valley Medical Center (L)Catawba Valley Medical Center (L)Awards: AB, CC, OP, OB
Since 1967, Catawba Valley Medical Center has built strong relationships with the people, businesses and communities throughout the Catawba Valley. As the region’s largest not-for-profit community hospital, it is our mission to improve the health status of the Catawba Valley.
We do this by providing high-quality health-care services, as well as by supporting organizations dedicated to improving our standard of living.We exist to heal and comfort patients, to promote and foster a healthier Catawba Valley, and to assure access to health care to all who need it — not to create profits and return dividends to shareholders.
By continuing to work together, we can improve the overall health status of the Catawba Valley and make our community an even better place to call home.
Citizens Medical Center (L)Citizens Medical Center (L)Awards: AB, CC, HC, OP
“Our goal to meet the healthcare needs of the community involves ensuring patients have positive experiences while under our care. This award reinforces to us that we are succeeding.”
Stephen Thames, Chief Executive Officer Citizens Medical Center
Covenant HealthCare (XL)Covenant HealthCare (XL)Award: BC, CC, OP
- The sixth largest health care facility in Michigan and one of the largest, most comprehensive medical centers north of Detroit.
- Covenant Medical Center, which is licensed for 623 beds, serves the health care needs of communities throughout 20 counties in mid-Michigan. On any given day, more than 3,000 individuals visit the Covenant Medical Center’s main campus.
- More than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities throughout our service area offering convenient access to high quality, compassionate care.
- Covenant HealthCare employs over 4,200 employees and has over 500 physicians on our medical staff.
- Five MedExpress urgent care facilities located throughout Saginaw and Bay counties.
- Covenant HealthCare Annual Utilization Quick Statistics for fiscal year 2012 (from 7/1/2011 – 6/30/2012):
- Inpatient discharges: 30,994
- Emergency Care Center visits: 85,011
- Babies born: 3,025
- MedExpress visits: 105,607
- Surgeries (in/outpatient): 14,852
Jefferson Hospital (L)Jefferson Hospital (L)Awards: OP
Jefferson Regional Medical Center partners with its employees, communities and physicians to address current and developing health needs with quality medical, preventative and related services. All services are delivered with sensitivity to the clinical, emotional and spiritual needs of the individual.
Norman Regional Health System (L)Norman Regional Health System (L)Awards: OP
Norman Regional Health System Overview
Norman Regional Hospital is a 337-bed, acute care hospital that offers a full range of services. Our mission is to provide quality and compassionate health care services and education to our regional community in a responsive, efficient and safe manner.
North Cypress Medical Center (M)North Cypress Medical Center (M)Awards: HC, OP, PS
Why women & their families choose us for heart care
North Cypress Medical Center is a 175-bed general acute care hospital located in northwest Houston. The hospital combines state-of-the-art medical technology in a hotel-like atmosphere with private patient rooms, room service dining, upscale amenities, and more. Our Heart Center features the latest in equipment with a digital cath lab, comprehensive cardiology suites, and operating rooms for heart surgery. Experienced cardiologists, cardio-thoracic surgeons, and a skilled staff are able to address your needs. For potential heart attack victims, our Emergency Department is capable of receiving 12-lead EKGs from EMS providers while they are transporting patients to the hospital. This means our Cardiac Cath Lab and surgical teams will be alerted and on standby for the patient’s arrival saving valuable minutes. North Cypress Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and is a recognized Level II Primary Stroke Facility. For recovering hearts, our patients prefer the North Cypress Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, the only certified program in the area.
Northern Dutchess Hospital (S)Northern Dutchess Hospital (S)Awards: OP
Health Quest is the Hudson Valley’s largest integrated family of hospitals and healthcare providers, delivering the highest quality care across a variety of service lines, including Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Women’s and Children’s Services and Surgical Services. Our family includes three awarding-winning hospitals—Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie—plus multiple Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) primary care and specialty locations, two Health Quest Urgent Care locations for walk-in urgent care and affiliates including Hudson Valley Home Care and The Heart Center.
Altogether, Health Quest delivers immediate, compassionate care, using the latest medical technology, to more than one million people in Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Putnam and northern Westchester counties. Health Quest was also recently named the “most recognized Hospital System in the Mid-Hudson River Valley Region 2013 (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Ulster counties)” by Healthgrades®, a leading hospital ratings organization.
Pardee Hospital (M)Pardee Hospital (M)Award: BC, OP
About Margaret R. Pardee Hospital:
Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355) or visit http://www.pardeehospital.org.
Queen of Valley Medical CenterQueen of Valley Medical CenterAwards: OP
A Catholic non-profit, full-service diagnostic and therapeutic medical facility, Queen of the Valley Medical Center was founded in 1958 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange and is part of the St. Joseph Health. The Queen is guided by four core values: Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice. We live and advocate these values in every aspect of care.
San Antonio Community Hospital (L)San Antonio Community Hospital (L)Awards: CC, HC, OP
Our mission at San Antonio Community Hospital is to provide you and your loved ones with the best in compassionate medical care, privacy, and comfort. Since 1907, San Antonio Community Hospital has been the Inland Valley’s healthcare safety net, providing excellent care in a safe and soothing environment. Over time we have grown to meet the needs of our diverse and changing community. This evolution continues with the opening of our new emergency department and patient bed tower, which positions us as a hospital of the future, ready to adapt quickly to changes in healthcare treatment and technology.
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (L)Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (L)Awards: RB, OP
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 278 bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of specialty services. The region’s only Level II Trauma Center is based at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and serves Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake County. We are located just off the Highway 101 corridor, approximately 55 miles north of San Francisco
Siouxland Surgery Center (S)Siouxland Surgery Center (S)Awards: AB, OP
The Siouxland Surgery Center has a commitment to the patient to make you feel special. We welcome any comments or questions regarding your experience with your surgery and your stay with us. We promise to treat you with respect, compassion and caring, which will be provided with a very personal touch. We will respect your privacy, allay your fears and fulfill your needs for information and reassurance.
A growing number of people in the United States are discovering the benefits of having surgery performed at a specialized surgical hospital.
- Comfort: We offer a warm, relaxing, homelike atmosphere.
- Personal Touch: With more time for patient care, our nurses reach out to make our patients feel special.
- Easy Access: Covered front door drive-up with handicap access and parking within 100 feet.
- Skilled Professionals: Our patient care professional staff includes registered nurses (RN), certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNA), anesthesiologists (MD), certified surgical technicians (CST), pharmacists (RPH), registered dietician, licensed nutritionist (RD, LN), radiology technologist (RT), and certified nursing assistants (CNA). Our experienced staff has a long record of safety and successful surgical outcomes.
- Ideal for Children: Parents can stay with their child up to the time of surgery in a special waiting area designed to keep children occupied and decrease pre-operative stress.
- Accredited: We are licensed by the State of South Dakota as a “specialty hospital” capable of caring for same-day surgical patients as well as patients requiring extended surgical hospital care. We have met all state, medical, licensing and credentialing standards to assure safety and quality of care for our patients. We are also accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center (M)St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center (M)Award: BC, OP
About St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center
A leader in technology with a legacy of great care, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado is home to a nationally recognized and accredited Breast Center of Excellence, the Dorcy Cancer Center, state of the art robotic-assisted surgical technology for gynecology and urology, The Birth Place, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, Primary Stroke Center, Cardiology Services and more. For more than 130 years, the hospital has been known for providing exceptional service and leading edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest quality of care. St. Mary-Corwin is part of Centura Health, the region’s largest hospital and health care network.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (M)Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (M)Awards: AB, CC, OB, OP
About Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, founded in 1906, is one of the largest acute care hospitals in the seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine, specializing in trauma and emergency services, oncology, orthopedics, cardiovascular services, women & children’s services, minimally invasive surgery, rehabilitation, sleep disorders, pain management, wound healing and wellness programs plus extensive diagnostic services. The Hospital is part of the Wentworth-Douglass Health System, along with Wentworth Health Partners, the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital & Health Foundation and The Works Family Health & Fitness Center. The Health System is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital in several specialty services including gyn/oncology, thoracic surgery and acute care trauma services. In addition a partnership with Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth provides pediatric specialty medicine services at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
AB: America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
BC: America’s Best Breast Centers
CC: America’s Best Hospitals Cancer Care
CS: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
EC: America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care
EX: America’s Best for Extended Care
HC: America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care
OB: America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics
OP: America's Best Hospitals for Orthopedics
PC: Physician-Led Center
PS: America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
RB: Region's Best Hospital
(S): up to 100 beds; (M): 101-250; (L): 251-400; (XL): over 400 beds.