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In 2018, CareChex® recognized Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and its eight hospitals for quality medical excellence and patient safety in several clinical areas.

Allegheny Health Network quality ratings

In 2018, AHN is rated by CareChex® as:

  • The highest-rated health system in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Overall Surgical Care
  • The highest-rated health system in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in Overall Medical Care, Overall Surgical Care, Heart Attack Treatment, Heart Failure Treatment and Pulmonary Care
  • Rated among the Top 10% of health systems in the nation for Patient Safety in Pulmonary Care

Quality ratings for AHN hospitals

In 2018, CareChex® recognized our eight hospitals for quality in medical excellence and patient safety.

  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in Women’s Health~

  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No.1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Heart Attack Treatment, Major Neuro-Surgery, Organ Transplants, Pulmonary Care, Stroke Care, Heart Transplant, Kidney Transplant, and Trauma Care
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Medical Care, Cardiac Care, Interventional Coronary Care, Major Neuro-Surgery, Organ Transplants, Pulmonary Care, Stroke Care, and Trauma Care
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in the region for Patient Safety in Organ Transplants
  • Allegheny Valley Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care
  • Canonsburg General Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in General Surgery and Gastrointestinal Care
  • Forbes Hospital is rated the No.1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Major Neuro-Surgery
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Major Cardiac Surgery
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in Major Cardiac Surgery and Heart Failure Treatment
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in Pennsylvania for Medical Excellence in Gall Bladder Removal
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in Pennsylvania for Patient Safety in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • West Penn Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
  • West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in Stroke Care
  • West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in Pennsylvania for Medical Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, Neurological Care, and Stroke Care
  • West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Trauma Care
  • Saint Vincent Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Erie^ for Medical Excellence in Major Neuro-Surgery, Orthopedic Care and Trauma Care
  • Saint Vincent Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Medical Excellence in Orthopedic Care
  • Saint Vincent Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Erie^ for Patient Safety in Cancer Care, Gall Bladder Removal, Heart Failure Treatment, Pulmonary Care, Trauma Care, and Vascular Surgery

Source: 2018 CareChex® ‐‐ is an information service of Quantros, Inc. January 2014 – June 2016
⁺No. 1 in Market Claims are based on CareChex® 2018 Composite Quality Scores and Ratings™ for acute care hospitals serving the combined statistical area (CSA) of Pittsburgh-New Castle-Weirton
^No. 1 in Market Claims are based on CareChex® 2018 Composite Quality Scores and Ratings™ for acute care hospitals serving the combined statistical area (CSA) of Erie-Meadville

CareChex®, is an information service of Quantros, Inc., provides clinical, financial, and patient satisfaction findings to consumers, providers, and purchasers of U.S. medical care. Unlike other publicly available quality ratings, CareChex® provides a composite evaluation of the quality of inpatient medical care using a variety of outcomes of care measures. For access to provider quality ratings, visit www.CareChex.com.