Rochester General, Unity Named Two of Healthgrades 2020 America’s Best Hospitals

Rochester General Hospital among top 50; Unity Hospital

Rochester Regional Health announced Rochester General Hospital achieved the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award and Unity Hospital achieved Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award.

The distinctions place Rochester General Hospital in the top 1% and Unity Hospital in the top 5% of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

“This achievement is a reflection of the tireless work our entire staff does each day to ensure we deliver the high quality of care our patients deserve,” said physician Kevin Casey, president of Rochester General. “We want to thank our patients and their families for putting their trust and confidence in us to take care of them in their time of need.”

“Unity Hospital is so fortunate to have such a dedicated, compassionate and talented team that embraces the responsibility of caring for our community and continuously strives to provide the best possible health care experience,” said Unity Hospital President Doug Stewart.

From 2016 through 2018, patients treated in hospitals achieving the Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals and 250 Best Hospitals Award had, on average, a 27.1% and 26.6% lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the awards as measured across 19 rated conditions and procedures for which mortality is the outcome, according to anews release issued by Rochester Regional Health.