Becker's Hospital Review Names Mercy Among 100 Hospitals & Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs
Mercy Medical Center has been named to Becker's Hospital Review ‘s 2015 edition of its "100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs" list. Mercy was one of only two hospitals in Maryland to earn this distinction.
Becker's Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards from several institutions, including U.S. News & World Report national and regional rankings for orthopedics, U.S. News' Common Care ratings for hip and knee replacement, CareChex rankings for orthopedic care and orthopedic surgery, Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Healthgrades orthopedic awards and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.
“Mercy’s continued strong regional and national reputation for high-quality care would not be possible without our exceptional physicians and hardworking nurses and staff. Congratulations to Dr. Marc Hungerford, Chief of Orthopedics and all the doctors, nurses and medical professionals who comprise the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy,” said Mercy President and CEO Thomas R. Mullen.
The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy includes:
According to Becker’s, the hospitals and health systems on this year's list are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in areas such as joint replacements, orthopedic surgeries and general orthopedic care.
Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list annually since 2011.
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.
Founded in 1874 in downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed acute care university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a top Maryland hospital by U.S. News & World Report; a Top 100 hospital for Women’s Health & Orthopedics by Healthgrades; is currently A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Group), and is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet Hospital. Mercy Medical Center is part of Mercy Health Services (MHS), the parent of Mercy’s primary care and specialty care physician enterprise, known as Mercy Personal Physicians, which employs more than 200 providers with locations in Baltimore, Lutherville, Overlea, Glen Burnie, Columbia and Reisterstown. For more information about Mercy, visit www.mdmercy.com, MDMercyMedia on Facebook, Twitter, or call 1-800-MD-Mercy.
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