US News & World Report ranks Huntington Hospital 7th in New York State
Dear Community Members:
I would like to share some exciting news with you!
Huntington Hospital has been providing high-quality patient care, in a safe and caring environment, for over 95 years. We have received many accolades, including earning Magnet designation two consecutive times, but I wanted to share your Hospital’s most recent accomplishment.
US News and World Report released its 23rd annual Best Hospitals 2012-2013 edition and Huntington Hospital was ranked as the top 7th hospital in New York State and the 9th in the New York metropolitan area. Only one Long Island hospital received a higher ranking.
We have joined an elite group of hospitals nationwide, earning top 50 rankings in three medical specialty areas. For the first time, Huntington ranked nationally in the following adult medical specialties: gastroenterology (43rd), ENT – ear, nose and throat (44th) and geriatrics (50th). The years’ Best Hospitals report highlights more than 720 of the nations roughly 5,000 hospitals, with 148 hospitals nationally ranked in at least one of 16 adult medical specialties.
In addition to Huntington Hospital achieving national rankings, we received US News “high performing” designation in eight data-driven specialty areas, including: cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
Several factors have helped to drive toward our achievements to date, and must remain in the forefront if we are to continue to improve. First is a highly skilled and talented staff of physicians, nurses and more than 2,000 employees, who keep the patient and their family at the center of what they do every day. Second is a culture that acknowledges achievement while recognizing that the job of improving never ends. Third is our dedicated board of directors and hospital administrators who understand the importance of providing effective, efficient, high-value humanistic healthcare. And finally, is the support and resources of the North Shore-LIJ Health System that helps us provide the Huntington community with services that are second to none.
We are so pleased to serve the Huntington Community and I assure you that Huntington Hospital will continue to grow the breadth and depth of our treatment and preventative care programs to meet the changing healthcare needs of you and your family.
Kevin F. Lawlor
President and CEO