SWG has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes the hospital’s successful implementation of quality improvement measures as outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
SWG has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
Join us as we honor Hospice Services of Southwest General’s 30th anniversary on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the Gazebo on the Square in Strongsville.
Charles Luther, MD, a board-certified psychiatrist on the Medical Staff at Southwest General, and medical director, Oakview Behavioral Health Services, was named the 2017 recipient of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County Mental Health Professional of the Year.
Southwest General Health Center Opens Inpatient Substance Abuse Medical Withdrawal Service.
Southwest General was one of only 823 hospitals nationwide to receive an “A” grade in the spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade—ranking the hospital among the safest in the U.S.
Southwest General recently received designation from Cigna Centers of Excellence (COE) in the following fields:
- Joint Replacement—Total hip replacement and total knee replacement
- Cardiac Cath and Angioplasty—Cardiac catheterization and angioplasty, with and without stent
Olmsted Township has selected Southwest General Health Center to provide medical control for its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. This collaboration will provide Olmsted Township Fire Department EMS with quality continuing education and ongoing training, both in the field and at the hospital.
Southwest General has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places Southwest General among the elite for heart bypass surgery in the U.S. and Canada.
Southwest General is proud to announce that Debbie Borowske, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, director, Post-Acute Care Services, Southwest General, was recognized for her work in the field of long-term acute care, rehab, hospice and palliative care.
New Fingerprint Identification System Provides Modern, Convenient Patient Registration
Southwest General is proud to announce that the hospital has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission.
Southwest General recently earned an 'A' grade for patient safety in The Leapfrog Group's fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score.
William (Bill) A. Young, Jr., has been appointed the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Southwest Community Health System, in Middleburg Heights, OH.
American College of Cardiology Award Recognizes High Standards
Southwest General Medical Group, Inc., Recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Improving Service to Medicare Advantage Members.
Cathy Swinko, RN, BSN, Receives a 2015 Faces of Care Award
Southwest General has again earned the American
Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s prestigious Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...