Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest Among Becker’s Healthcare “100 Great Hospitals in America”
Lehigh Valley, Pa. (May 4, 2018) – Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest is listed among Becker’s Healthcare “100 Great Hospitals in America” for 2018.
According to Becker’s, hospitals included on the list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction. They are industry leaders that have achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several specialties. Becker’s says the list also includes industry innovators that have sparked trends in healthcare technology, hospital management and patient satisfaction.
LVH–Cedar Crest is among only six hospitals in Pennsylvania recognized by Becker’s and the only one in the Lehigh Valley and northeast Pa. region.
Becker's Healthcare says it analysed ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 rankings, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and Truven Health Analytics. Becker's also sought nominations for this list.
Becker’s cites LVH–Cedar Crest for its No. 5 ranking in Pennsylvania on U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2017-18 list. The report also named LVH–Cedar Crest among the top 3 percent of hospitals nationally in gastroenterology and GI surgery. Other recent awards include Vizient's 2017 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for superior quality and patient safety.