Recently, Southwest General was the ONLY Cuyahoga County hospital to be named to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) list of the 97 health care facilities where patients tended to have the lowest rate of complications following joint replacement surgery.
Save the date for the eighth annual C.O.O.L. Kids Race event.
When highly-skilled emergency medical care is a must, patients can count on Southwest General. Rated among the top five percent in the nation by HealthGrades for emergency service excellence.
University Hospitals (UH) Seidman Cancer Center at Southwest General was recently re-accredited, receiving “Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation” by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. This national recognition is a testament of the comprehensive, quality cancer care provided to our patients.
It’s a “Grade A” for Southwest General when it comes to hospital safety. The Leapfrog Group, along with a panel of national hospital safety experts, announced earlier this week its top scoring hospitals in its new initiative, Hospital Safety Score SM report.
Building for the future, Southwest General’s campus will take on a cutting-edge appearance by 2015 as the next phase of the hospital’s strategic facility expansion plan was unanimously approved by the Southwest General Health System and Health Center boards of trustees.
A highly skilled surgical team at Southwest General has performed a gallbladder removal procedure using only one tiny incision in the patient’s belly button, making the procedure virtually scarless.