Orange Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 in the Hudson Valley region by U.S. News & World Report.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
“Being recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report reinforces our dedication to the community,” said Scott Batulis, President & CEO of Orange Regional Medical Center. “We are appreciative of Orange Regional’s employees and physicians, who contribute to providing exceptional care to our patients and their families.”
U.S. News & World Report also recognized Orange Regional as high performing in the treatment of COPD, heart failure and hip replacement.
For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
“For nearly three decades, we’ve strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, Managing Editor and Chief of Health Analysis at U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available, we hope to give patients the information they need to find the best care across a range of specialties.”
The U.S. News methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators. For more information about the 2017-18 rankings, visit https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings.
To learn more about Orange Regional Medical Center’s accreditations and awards, visit www.ormc.org/awards
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