Phelps Makes Top 25 in National Rankings of New York Hospitals

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been named one of the top 25 hospitals in New York State, ranking 16th  by U. S. News and World Report. In the New York metro area, which includes New York City, Long Island, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey, Phelps was ranked 18th. In addition, Phelps was rated as “High Performing” for hip replacement and knee replacement. These outstanding achievements are based on Phelps’ track record of maintaining high quality standards in delivering healthcare.

For more than 25 years, U.S. News and World Report has published its annual list to help patients make well-informed choices about their healthcare.  These reports and the quality data from which they are derived highlight hospitals that perform best in specific areas of care. For Phelps, the 2015-16 regional rankings took into account care performance in hip and knee replacement surgery, heart failure and chronic lung disease.

U.S. News evaluated nearly 5,000 hospitals for their national 2015-16 Best Hospitals rankings.

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 21 hospitals and over 500 outpatient practices. We care for more than 1.8 million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 61,000 employees – including 15,000+ nurses and 2,500+ doctors within Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.

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