Maimonides Medical Center President & CEO Pamela Brier recently announced that Maimonides has been named a Healthgrades “Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™” for the fourth year in a row, and also is designated as one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades for 2013. Maimonides is one of only three hospitals in New York State to be so designated, along with Albany Medical Center and New York Presbyterian.   

“This is wonderful news for the patients and families we serve,” said Ms. Brier. “We strive for the best patient outcomes, so it is gratifying for our clinicians to be recognized at a national level for their continued dedication to providing excellent patient care.”

Healthgrades is the nation’s leading independent health care quality review company, and seeks to provide reliable information to help consumers make an informed decision when choosing a physician or hospital. The Healthgrades awards are based on evaluation of patient outcomes at the nation’s 4,500 hospitals. According to the Healthgrades study, the risk of death is 58% lower at hospitals receiving these top awards compared to all other hospitals.

In addition to these hospital-wide awards, other notable recognition of Maimonides by Healthgrades include:


America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care
Ranked Among Top 5% in Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures
Five-Star Rated for Cardiology Services
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure

Women’s Health

Recipient of Women’s Health Excellence Award
Five-Star Rated for Gynecologic Surgery


Five-Star Rated for Spine Surgery
Five-Star Rated for Back and Neck Surgery


Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Pneumonia
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Sepsis
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Respiratory Failure


Recipient of Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Pancreatitis
Five-Star Rated for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction


Five-Star Rated for Appendectomy
Five-Star Rated for Bariatric Surgery
Five-Star Rated for Gall Bladder Surgery

Maimonides is Brooklyn’s pre-eminent health care provider. According to the federal government, Maimonides is one of only 22 hospitals in the nation to achieve outstanding patient outcomes in all three categories of care that are measured annually: heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Maimonides is comprised of four inpatient pavilions, a fully-accredited Children’s Hospital, a Psychiatric Hospital and a comprehensive Cancer Center, as well as an extensive network of outpatient clinics. Widely recognized for its major achievements in advancing medical and information technology, Maimonides has 711 beds and over 70 subspecialty programs. For additional information on our nationally recognized clinical services, please click here.


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