Women favor Greenwich Hospital in five clinical areas

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Greenwich, CT (Dec. 17, 2019) – Greenwich Hospital received five 2020 Women’s Choice Awards, recognizing it as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Breast Care, Cancer Care, Obstetrics, Bariatric Surgery and Stroke. The award places Greenwich within an elite network of hospitals committed to empowering women to make informed healthcare choices.

“These awards highlight are commitment to providing an extraordinary experience for women at every stage of their lives,” said Norman G. Roth, Greenwich Hospital’s president and chief executive officer. Roth noted that 70 percent of all healthcare decisions are made by women, who often have influence over their spouses, children, parents and siblings.

For the seventh consecutive year, the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Greenwich Hospital Campus was named one of America’s Best Breast Centers for meeting the highest standards of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and carrying the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence seal from the American College of Radiology. The hospital also was recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.

Also for a seventh straight year, Greenwich Hospital was selected as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. This is the only award recognizing excellence in obstetrics based on robust criteria that considers patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Last year, more than 2,800 babies were born at Greenwich Hospital, which also has a level IIIA neonatal intensive care unit for newborns who require specialized care.

Greenwich Hospital was named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery for a fourth time. The bariatric surgery program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, has a high patient safety ranking by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and has high recommendation scores based on federal patient surveys.

Greenwich Hospital also received a Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers for a third year. The hospital is certified as primary stroke center with advanced neuroscience capabilities to diagnose and treat stroke.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.

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