Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Client News: Oakwood Hospitals Rank Among Metro Detroit’s Best

Source: Oakwood Healthcare System Facebook Page
• Thanks to the outstanding care provided by Oakwood’s employees and physicians, we have the privilege to announce that all four Oakwood Healthcare hospitals ranked in the top 20 in the Detroit metro area, with Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center (OHMC) at number four, according to the U.S. News & World Report metro area rankings.

• Oakwood Annapolis Hospital was ranked at 12; Oakwood Southshore Medical Center was ranked at 14 and Oakwood Heritage Hospital was ranked at 16.

• “It’s an honor to be recognized for the quality services we provide,” said Brian Connolly, president & chief executive officer of Oakwood Healthcare. “I’m proud of all of our employees who take the extra steps to ensure our patients are well-cared for and have a positive overall experience. It’s a team effort and this is a validation of that hard work.”

• Michael Geheb, MD, president Greater Dearborn Region, and chief administrator at OHMC, agrees.

• “This recognition is an honor and a testament to the dedication and commitment of our team. This level of excellence in patient care would not be possible without the collaboration of our physicians, nurses and support staff,” he said.

• U.S. News & World Report released its first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings in March. To be ranked as of the best in its metro area, a hospital had to score in the top 25 percent among its peers in at least one of 16 medical specialties.

OHMC was recognized as a “high-performer” in the following specialties:

•Ear, Nose & Throat
•Heart & Heart Surgery
•Kidney Disorders
•Neurology & Neurosurgery

U.S. News & World Report created the Best Hospitals rankings program began more than 20 years ago to identify hospitals exceptionally skilled in handling the most difficult cases. Being named among these high-performing hospitals is evidence of our commitment to putting patients first and providing excellence in care to our communities.

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