Home Health CHI Saint Joseph Hospital receives national honors for 2nd consecutive year

CHI Saint Joseph Hospital receives national honors for 2nd consecutive year

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CHI Saint Joseph has achieved the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospital Award. This is the only facility in the state of Kentucky that has been given this honor.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health CEO Bruce Tassin

This distinction places Saint Joseph Hospital in the top 5 percent of almost 4,500 hospitals that were assessed nationwide.

“This is an honor for our highly experienced and dedicated physicians and employees, who make awards like this possible,” said Bruce Tassin, president, Saint Joseph Hospital. “We are committed to providing our patients with quality care and services, and to be recognized among top 5 percent of hospitals in the country to receive this award is exciting for us all. We cannot thank our team enough for their hard work and dedication. As Lexington’s first hospital since 1877, we are honored to continue serving this community more than a century later.”

Recipients of this award are recognized for overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care. During the study conducted between 2016 and 2018, hospitals who were given this award showed superior performance in clinical outcomes for patients in the Medicare population.

donation CHI Saint Joseph: person in a white lab coat with a stethoscope in his hand“It is apparent that the recipients of the Healthgrades America’s 250 Best Hospital Award are dedicated to providing quality care for their patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “We congratulate the hospitals that received this award for their commitment to consistently providing top care and exceptional clinical outcomes for patients.”

In addition to this prestigious award, CHI Saint Joseph always received the following awards:

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for nine years in a row (2012-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Cranial Neurosurgery in 2020
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 10 Years in a row (2011-2020)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall GI Services for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for General Surgery for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries in 2020
  • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries for three years in a row (2018-2020)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Critical Care for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for five years in a row (2016-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for four years in a row (2017-2020)

Saint Joseph East in Lexington also received numerous awards from Healthgrades:

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2020
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services for two years in a row (2019-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for six years in a row (2015-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for six years in a row (2015-2020)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure in 2020

Congratulations to CHI Saint Joseph on this award.

 

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