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In 2019, 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 2019, AHN is rated by CareChex® as:

  • Allegheny Health Network is rated among the Top 10% of health systems in the nation for Medical Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
  • Allegheny Health Network is the highest-rated health system in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Overall Surgical Care
  • Allegheny Health Network is the highest-rated health system in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
  • Allegheny Health Network is the highest-rated health system in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in Overall Surgical Care, Cancer Care, Heart Failure Treatment, Pneumonia Care, and Pulmonary Care

Quality ratings for AHN hospitals

In 2019, CareChex® recognized our eight hospitals for quality in medical excellence and patient safety.

  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Organ Transplants and Heart Transplant
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No.1 hospital in Pennsylvania⁺ for Patient Safety in Organ Transplants and Trauma Care
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in in Overall Medical Care, Gall Bladder Removal, Heart Attack Treatment, Stroke Care, and Trauma Care
  • Allegheny General Hospital is rated No. 29 in the Nation for Patient Safety in Major Neurosurgery
  • Allegheny Valley Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care
  • Allegheny Valley Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the region for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care and Overall Surgical Care
  • Allegheny Valley Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the region for Medical Excellence in Overall Surgical Care
  • Canonsburg General Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Gastrointestinal Care and General Surgery
  • Canonsburg General Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the region for Medical Excellence in Cardiac Care and Heart Failure Treatment
  • Forbes Hospital is rated among the Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety in Vascular Surgery
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Medical Excellence in Major Cardiac Surgery
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Jefferson Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the Nation for Patient Safety in Major Cardiac Surgery and 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 the No. 1 hospital in Western PA⁺ for Patient Safety in Bariatric Surgery
  • West Penn Hospital is rated among the Top 10% of hospitals in the nation for Patient Safety in Overall Hospital Care, Overall Surgical Care, and General Surgery
  • St. Vincent Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Erie^ for Medical Excellence in Cancer Care, Heart Attack Treatment, and Major Neuro-Surgery
  • St. Vincent Hospital is rated the No. 1 hospital in Erie^ for Patient Safety in Cancer Care, Heart Failure Treatment, Major Neurosurgery, and Trauma Care

Source: 2019 CareChex® ‐‐ an information service of Quantros, Inc. October 2014 - September 2017
⁺ No. 1 in Market Claims are based on CareChex® 2019 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® 2019 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.