Orthopedics This Week—July 20, 2012
For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) the top hospital in the country for orthopedics. In addition to this honor, 52 physicians from Hospital for Special Surgery were recently named as some of the “Best Doctors” in New York City by New York magazine. In November 2011, the American Nurses Credentialing Center announced that Hospital for Special Surgery received its third Magnet designation. The New York State Department of Health also found that of the 167 hospitals in New York State that performed hip replacement/revision surgery in 2010, Hospital for Special Surgery was, for the third year in a row, the only hospital with a statistically lower rate of surgical site infection compared to the state average.
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