St. Luke's Hospital Named One of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Eighth Year
St. Luke's Hospital announced that is has been named one of the nation's 50 Best hospitals by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This distinction, which was achieved based on an evaluation of clinical performance over seven years, places St. Luke's Hospital in the top one percent of hospitals nationwide, out of over 4,500 hospitals evaluated.
In addition, Healthgrades has announced the American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2014: Healthgrades Report to the Nation. According to the study, St. Luke's has achieved top rankings in:
Top 5% in Nation for Cardiac Services (2013 - 2014)
Top 5% in Nation for Neurosurgery (2012 - 2014)
Top 5% in Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services (2003 - 2014)
Top 10% in Nation for GI Medical Treatment (2010 - 2014)
Top 10% in Nation for Critical Care (2010 - 2014)
"The distinction means as much to us today as the first time we received it eight years ago," said Jan Hess, Vice President, St. Luke's Hospital. "It means that those who represent St. Luke's Hospital - our physicians, employees and volunteers - have a continued commitment to one thing: the highest possible care for our patients. To be measured solely on clinical results is something we take great pride in. It's also something our patients can take comfort in when they choose their healthcare provider."
Healthgrades America's 50 Best™ designation recognizes hospitals for consistent clinical excellence by identifying those that received a Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for the most consecutive years.
To connect with a St. Luke's doctor, call our Physician Referral Service and speak with a registered nurse at 314-205-6060.