Swedish's outstanding specialty care and patient experience recognized in this year’s Healthgrades awards

October 31, 2022 Swedish Communications
Every year, Healthgrades, a nationally recognized organization that evaluates patient data from healthcare providers nationwide, creates rankings that recognize America’s Best Hospitals and outstanding performance by hospitals in 17 specialty areas.  
Providence Swedish is proud to announce that Cherry Hill, First Hill and Issaquah have all been recognized with awards this year in several specialty areas, including seven five-star ratings.
Providence Swedish's Cherry Hill, First Hill and Issaquah campuses received awards for the specialty cardiac and gastrointestinal specialty areas, with Issaquah receiving recognition for Outstanding Patient Experience and First Hill placing in the nation’s top 10 percent for overall GI services. 
“We commend Providence Swedish for their ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care to patients,” said Brad Bowman, M.D., 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.”
Achievements by campus are as follows. As asterisk* denotes new recognitions for the 2023 specialty area awards: 
Cherry Hill
Five-star recipient for coronary interventional procedures for the third year in a row (2021-2023). 
Five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack for the fifth year in a row (2019-2023). 
First Hill
Five-star recipient for treatment of heart failure in 2023.*
Five-star recipient for upper gastrointestinal surgeries for two years in a row (2022-2023). 
Five-star recipient for treatment of bowel obstruction, 2023.* 
Five-star recipient for treatment of sepsis for 11 years in a row (2013-2023). 
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, 2023.* 
Top 10% in the nation for overall GI services, 2023.* 
Five-star recipient for treatment of GI bleed in 2023.*
Recipient of the Healthgrades 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™*
Top 15% in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience in 2022.*

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Additional resources

Swedish among the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for 2022-23

Seattle Met announces Top Doctors 2022

Swedish First Hill and Swedish Cherry Hill receive CMS five-star patient rating

Seattle magazine announces "Top Docs 2022" list 


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