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Saint Joseph London Nationally Recognized by Healthgrades for Pulmonary and Gastrointestinal Services


LONDON, Ky. (Nov 8, 2022) – Saint Joseph London has received national recognition by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients, for two of its service lines – named a Five-Star Recipient for treatment of pneumonia and GI bleed.

This is the third year in a row Saint Joseph London has been recognized as a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia (2021-2023), and the first year it has been recognized as a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed (2023).

“We are proud to once again receive this national recognition from Healthgrades,” said John Yanes, president, Saint Joseph London. “Our top priority is providing the highest quality of care for our patients, and Healthgrades recognizes the facilities across the country that are doing just that. We are honored to be recognized for two of our service lines and cannot thank our team enough for helping make this possible. Patients should be reassured to know they are in great hands when they turn to us for care.”

Healthgrades evaluated patient mortality and complication rates for 31 of the most common conditions and procedures at nearly 4,500 hospitals across the country to identify the top-performing hospitals for specialty care.

“We commend Saint Joseph London for its ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, chief medical officer and head of data science at Healthgrades. “Consumers can feel confident that nationally recognized hospitals by Healthgrades have demonstrated their ability to deliver consistently exceptional outcomes.”

Consumers can visit Healthgrades.com to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of the complete methodology here.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2019 through 2021 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. For appendectomy and bariatric surgery, Healthgrades used inpatient data from 16 states that provide all-payer data for years 2019 through 2021. Click here to view the complete 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards and Ratings Methodology.

 

About CHI Saint Joseph Health

CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph London

Saint Joseph London is a 150-bed full-service hospital located in London, Kentucky. Established in 1926, the facility serves patients from southeastern Kentucky, including those from Clay, Laurel, Jackson, Whitley, Knox and Pulaski counties. The current $152 million regional hospital opened in 2010, and offers all private patient rooms, with most overlooking a small lake and garden on the 52-acre healing environment. 

About Healthgrades

Healthgrades is dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful connections between patients and healthcare professionals. As the #1 platform for finding a doctor and as a leader in healthcare transparency, we help millions of consumers each month find and schedule appointments with their healthcare professional of choice and prepare for their appointments with best-in-class, treatment-focused content. Our health system, healthcare professional, and life sciences marketing solutions have been helping our partners reach and engage consumers who are on their way to the doctor for over 20 years. Start your search for the right care at http://www.healthgrades.com.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2022

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