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3/25/13

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Valley has been named by HealthGrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Intervention, and General Surgery.

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THERE ARE MANY REASONS T O M A K E T H E V A L L E Y H O S P I TA L Y O U R H O S P I TA L

Here are the Top 10 Award-Winning Reasons

The Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has developed a comprehensive rating system for the quality of cardiac surgery among hospitals across the country. In the period covering July 2011 to June 2012, Valley’s cardiac surgery program’s performance was in the highest quality tier, receiving an STS 3-star rating.

Valley has been recognized for quality and patient safety by The Leapfrog Group as one of its top hospitals for the fifth time. In 2012, only 89 hospitals in the country were able to reach this gold standard for patient safety and quality.

Valley has received Excellence Awards from HealthGrades in Cardiac Care, Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Intervention, Gastrointestinal Care, and General Surgery.

Valley has earned an impressive 11 Gold Seals of Approval for healthcare quality from The Joint Commission, placing it among a prestigious group of hospitals to achieve this number of Disease-Specific Certifications.

Valley has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Service Excellence from J.D. Power and Associates for providing “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience” and “An Outstanding Emergency Department Experience.”

Valley is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Valley’s Intensive Care, Intermediate Care, Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care, and Coronary Care units have received the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

The Valley Hospital is honored to receive awards that recognize the excellence of our physicians, nurses, employees, and volunteers. However, our goal is not to win awards, but rather to provide award-winning care to our patients and their families. Valley accomplishes this goal every day as we are purposeful in our mission to “remain committed to excellence in clinical care and service delivery; be responsive to community needs; and invest in our people, programs, services, facilities, and technology. We will provide superior service to patients, their families, our doctors, and each other.”

LEARN MORE ABOUT T H E VA L L E Y H O S P I TA L AT

www.ValleyHealth.com

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Focusing on our mission results in award-winning care, driving The Valley Hospital toward one thing – a healthier you.

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Valley received a grade of “A” for patient safety in a report released by The Leapfrog Group that measures performance in keeping patients safe from infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors. Valley is one of only 453 hospitals to earn an “A” twice.

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Valley was ranked #1 in New Jersey for Overall Cardiac Services, Cardiac Surgery, and Coronary Interventional Procedures by HealthGrades.


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