Phelps Hospital Achieves 4 Stars In Review Of Hospitals From Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY– Phelps Hospital is proud to announce that it has received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. As identified on the federal web site medicare.gov/hospitalcompare, Phelps Hospital was the highest rated hospital in Westchester County, NY.  The Hospital Compare resource is a consumer-oriented website that regularly issues ratings of hospital performance.  Hospital Compare provides information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country, enabling members of the public to compare a variety of clinical quality ratings, as well as consumer reported satisfaction.

Phelps, a part of the Northwell Health System, rated 4 out 5 stars.  Ratings are based on several components, which include survey of patients’ experiences, timely & effective care, complications, readmissions, mortality and value of care.  The site also directly compares performance measure information related to heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgery and other conditions.

Daniel Blum, President and CEO of Phelps said, “We are elated and incredibly proud to receive a four-star rating through CMS and Hospital Compare, establishing Phelps as the highest rated hospital in Westchester County.  We have an exceptional staff of physicians and professional employees who are expert in their care, and unsurpassed in their caring.  Our investment in exceptional people, technology and facilities assures that we provide the best care available to our patients.”

For more information on Phelps Hospital visit www.phelpshospital.org. For more information on Hospital Compare visit www.cms.gov 

About Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, is a full-service 238-bed acute care community hospital located in Sleepy Hollow, NY. With more than 1,700 employees and 500 medical staff members representing 60 medical specialties, Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester County. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. www.phelpshospital.org. Phelps’ primary and specialty care medical group, Phelps Medical Associates, has nearly 20 practices located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities. www.phelpsmedicalassociates.org.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities and more than 13,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 68,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu

Press Contact

Contact:  Margaret Plofchan, Director of Marketing Phelps Hospital
914-366-3100

 

mplofchan@northwell.edu