St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals have been recognized by HealthGrades for the following clinical achievements: October 20122
- Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
- Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
- Ranked Among the Top 10 in NY for Neurosurgery for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013) (Ranked 7 in 2013)
- Five-Star Recipient for Neurosurgery for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
- Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 2 Years in a Row (2012-2013)
- Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 3 Years in a Row (2011-2013)
- Continuum Health Partners and its member hospitals were designated as one of the nation’s "Most Wired" health care systems in the United States, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the American Hospital Association. Continuum has achieved this designation multiple times. July 2012
- St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals were declared premium specialty centers and awarded three stars by United HealthCare for their spine surgery and total joint replacement programs. The designation means that SLR meets or exceeds nationally recognized standards of care for these two specialties.
- St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals were designated as New York City Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery for obesity by the New York State Department of Health. In addition, SLR is an American College of Surgeons Center of Excellence for obesity surgery.
- The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals was recognized by New York State’s Hospital-Acquired Infection Reporting Program as having the lowest rate of neonatal infections in New York State.
- St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals were among seven nonprofit health organizations chosen to share in more than $1.2 million in funding from the New York State Department of Health for demonstration projects that will focus on the prevention of infections acquired in hospitals.
- St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for its treatment of cardiac and stroke patients by using the “Get with the Guidelines” Program, a hospital-based quality improvement program designed to ensure that hospitals consistently care for cardiac and stroke patients following the most up-to-date guidelines and recommendations.
2012 Award Winners
Representative Organization: Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center – Petrie Division
The team conducted antimicrobial, antiretroviral, and positive blood culture reviews that resulted in more than 3,600 interventions that prevented medication errors or improved antibiotic-related therapies.
Team Leaders: Tomasz Jodlowski, PharmD, Beth Israel Petrie; George McKinley, MD, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals; Alanna Farrel, PharmD, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals; Jorg Ruhe, MD, Beth Israel Petrie; with participation of staff from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy
- Representative Organization: St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals
Positive Alternatives to Restraint and Seclusion
The team successfully implemented a more patient-focused, patient-centered, recovery-focused, trauma-informed model of care that reduced the rates of both restraints and seclusion in the adult psychiatric inpatient units.
Team Leaders: Robin Kerner, PhD, Director of Quality Initiatives and Outcomes; Steven Hogan, MA, Data Manager; with active participation from staff from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health