WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania for Critical Care, and WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital has ranked among the top five in Pennsylvania for Stroke Care, according to a new analysis released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems.
WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital was also among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care for five years in a row (2018-2022) and WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital is a recipient of the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™.
“We are honored that Healthgrades has recognized our healthcare professionals with these awards, as it is further proof of our dedication to providing the highest quality care for our patients across the WellSpan Health system,” said Michael Seim, MD, senior vice president and chief quality officer at WellSpan Health. “This top ranking inspires our team to continue to provide our patients throughout with exceptional, affordable and safe care close to home.”
For the state ranking analysis, Healthgrades evaluated Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance.
"Being ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania for critical care and among the top five in stroke care is a testament to both WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital and WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital’s continued commitment to top quality care. The hospitals have much to be proud of as their deep medical expertise has built a track record of delivering positive outcomes for their patients," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science, Healthgrades. Bowman added, “For almost 25 years, our mission has been to provide consumers with clear and accessible information to make more informed healthcare decisions. Patients can feel confident knowing that they have access to top ranked care for critical care and stroke care at WellSpan.”
Earlier this year, WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital was also recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2 years in a row (2021-2022), one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention for 11 years in a row (2012-2022), one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care for a 6th year in a row (2017-2022) and one of America’s 100 Best Hospital for Gastrointestinal Care for a 4th year in a row (2019-2022).
WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital was also recognized by Healthgrades with the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™, Critical Care Excellence Award for a 5th year in a row (2018-2022).
Consumers can visit healthgrades.com for more information on how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access the complete methodology.
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