U. S. News and World Report Names North Shore Medical Center a High Performing Hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart FailureSep 30, 2019
North Shore Medical Center is pleased to announce it is being recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News and World Report for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.
“Earning a ‘High Performing’ rating signifies that the care our chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart patients receive is ranked above the national average on the U.S. News and World Report’s scorecard,” said Mark Racicot, chief executive officer of North Shore Medical Center. “The North Shore medical Center team is comprised of highly-skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals and we consider this recognition to be a great honor.”
For the 2019-20 ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in nine procedures and conditions. Less than a third of all hospitals received any high-performing rating.
“For 30 years, U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available on nearly every hospital across the United States, we give patients, families and physicians information to support their search for the best care across a range of procedures, conditions and specialties.”
The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality such as risk-adjusted outcome rates, volume, quality of nursing and other care-related indicators. The Procedures & Conditions ratings were produced by U.S. News analysts.
About North Shore Medical Center
North Shore Medical Center is a 337-bed general acute care community hospital located at 1100 NW 95th Street in Miami, Florida. The hospital is part of Tenet Healthcare’s Miami-Dade Group and has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the North Miami community for more than 65 years. North Shore Medical Center offers a broad range of services, including: 24/7 emergency care, maternity services with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a cardiac catheterization lab, and psychiatric care. The hospital also offers specialized centers including: A Community Cancer Center, Comprehensive Breast Institute, Sleep Disorders Center, Pain Care Center and Comprehensive Stroke Care Center.
North Shore Medical Center has consistently won achievement awards with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program. The hospital has earned the 2018 Stroke and Target Stroke Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award and the 2018 Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. First in Florida Joint Commission Accredited Chest Pain Center. North Shore Medical Center is among 832 Hospitals Nationwide Awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and making the highest safety standards in the U.S for Fall, 2017 and Spring 2018. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the gold standard for comparing hospital’s performance on the national standards of quality and efficiency that are most relevant to consumers and purchasers of care.
North Shore Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about North Shore Medical Center, please visit www.northshoremedical.com.