PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Mather Hospital was rated high performing in three adult specialties and five procedures and conditions in the latest U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings.
According to U.S News. the ratings are designed to help patients find the best hospitals for their needs. To help readers narrow their search, U.S. News rates hospitals in 17 bellwether procedures and conditions and in 15 areas of complex specialty care. The ratings and rankings are based on each hospital’s patient outcomes as well as other factors that matter to patients such as the quality of their experience and whether the hospital is adequately staffed.
Mather Hospital was rated high performing in:
Lung cancer surgery
“We provide comprehensive colorectal cancer care with multidisciplinary discussions between surgeons, gastroenterologist, and oncologist to best serve our patients. Making expert care, close to home,” said David Schwartzberg, MD, colorectal surgeon and coordinator on the Mather Hospital tumor board conference.
“Mather continue to be at the forefront using state of the art technology to improve outcomes,” said Michael Fracchia, MD, Director of Orthopedics at Mather Hospital. “All of our knee replacements are done with computer assistance or robotics. Many hips are done with the anterior approach. Mather Hospital does the most shoulder replacements on Long Island. Many patients are going home the same day, and we have one of the lowest infection rates in New York State.”
Mather Hospital also has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice and has received 15 top A ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
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About Mather Hospital
Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 77,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.