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St. Joseph’s Health Hospital Receives Multiple 2019 Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best Hospitals


Syracuse, NY (January 7, 2019) –St. Joseph’s Health Hospital has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics and one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that St. Joseph’s Health Hospital is one of the top healthcare providers in the country based on a review of nearly 5,000 hospitals.

St. Joseph’s Health is the only hospital in Onondaga County to earn these awards. This is the second year in a row that St. Joseph’s Health has received the Orthopedics award, and the third year in a row that they have received the Obstetrics award.

The methodology for the America’s Best Hospitals is unique in that it combines national accreditations, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results and hospital outcome scores with primary research about women’s healthcare preferences. It is the only award recognizing excellence in patient services based on robust criteria that consider patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Additionally, each service line award has supplementary criteria that are specific to the service line. For a full list of award methodology, visit Women’s Choice Award methodology page. 

Founder and CEO of the Women’s Choice Award, Delia Passi, emphasized that St. Joseph’s Health Hospital truly delivers on the care that matters most to women. “In addition to high-level performance on a national level, St. Joseph’s Health Hospital provides the care that women value most, including easily accessible services, timely diagnosis, exceptional care and a true dedication to their community.”

“We have placed special emphasis on both our Orthopedics and our Women’s Services, and have become very well known for the high quality of care we provide,” said Leslie Paul Luke, president and chief executive officer of St. Joseph’s Health. “To receive this award from women across our community two years in a row is a testament to our commitment to excellence in these areas.”

For more information, visit www.womenschoiceaward.com/awarded/healthcare/ 

About St. Joseph’s Health
St. Joseph’s Health is a regional non-profit health care system based in Syracuse, NY. Offering primary, specialty and home care, a Magnet-recognized hospital, and collaboration with community partners, St. Joseph's Health advances the well-being of the communities we serve through an expanding range of services to ensure our patients achieve optimum long-term health. St. Joseph’s is ranked by Consumer Reports among the top 15 heart surgery centers in the country, a designated Stroke Center and a U.S. News “Best Regional Hospital.” St. Joseph’s Health is affiliated with Franciscan Companies and St. Joseph’s Physicians, and is a member of Trinity Health.
About the Women’s Choice Award® The Women’s Choice Award® is a trusted referral source, empowering women to make smart healthcare choices by identifying the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The Women’s Choice Award has been honored by the INC 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for three consecutive years. Visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com/ to learn more. 

The information contained in this release is not permitted to be used in a non-press related context without the express prior written consent of the Women’s Choice Award.