It was 9:30 at night and Anna Young, 42, was sitting on her bed typing and strategizing on her laptop. She was opening her own business and going to law school and had just returned from working in Europe at her job as a banker—she had many balls in the air.

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Quality Awards and Recognition

New York Methodist Hospital has received significant recognition in the form of awards, prizes and special accreditation and certifications. Some of these include:

  • Joint Commission:

      NYM has the Joint Commission Gold Seal of approval, with a 96.9 percent
    accountability composite score.  View our Joint Commission ratings here.
  • Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for Stroke Care: 

    New York Methodist Hospital was named a "Get With The Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award" winner, as well as a member of "the Target: Stroke Honor Roll," by the American Stroke Association. The award recognizes the Hospital’s commitment to and success in implementing and sustaining a high standard of stroke care. View the award here.
  • 100 SafeCare Hospitals

    New York Methodist Hospital was listed as one of the 2013-2014 "100 SafeCare Hospitals" by the SafeCare Group. The SafeCare Group made its selection for SafeCare hospitals based on the Triple Aims of Excellence in healthcare – Quality, Patient Safety and Efficiency of Care. The process was comprehensive with analysis of data from over 4,500 hospitals, throughout the United States, in over 30 measures. Only the top 100 best hospitals were selected. Learn more about the award and the SafeCare group here.
  • New York Magazine Best Doctors:

    For the past three years, no other hospital in Brooklyn has had more New York Magazine "Best Doctors" choosing it as their primary affiliation than New York Methodist Hospital. Learn more about how the "Best Doctors" are chosen here.
  • Commission on Cancer Accreditation with Commendation:

    The American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer has granted New York Methodist Hospital a certificate of accreditation– with commendation. Learn more about Commission on Cancer Accreditation here.
  • Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery:

    The Brooklyn Center for Advanced Laparoscopy at New York Methodist Hospital has been named a "Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence" by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery (ASBS). Read the press release about the Bariatric Center of Excellence designation here.
  • Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging:

    NYM has been designated a "Breast Imaging Center of Excellence" by the American College of Radiology (ACR), making it one of only two hospitals in Brooklyn to receive this prestigious honor. Read the press release about the Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation here.
  • U.S. News & World Report

    NYM was designated a “high performing” hospital in neurology/neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Other Accreditation:

    New York Methodist Hospital is accredited by the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.
  • Aster Award for Website

    New York Methodist Hospital won a 2013 Silver Aster Award, ranking second overall among hospitals with over 500 beds,  in the Website category for NYM.org. Learn more about the Aster Awards here

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