NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City). NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was formed in 1998 with the merger of The New York Hospital and The PresbyterianHospital. Both of its founding hospitals have pioneered important medical services and innovations. The New York Hospital, the first hospital to use a Pap test for cervical cancer detection, can trace its roots back to 1771. The Presbyterian Hospital, founded in 1868, hosted the first pediatric heart transplant at its Babies and Children's Hospital.
Today, NewYork-Presbyterian has 2,643 beds, including bassinets, and more than 13,000 employees. In 2014, the hospital generated $4.5 billion in revenue. In its 2015-16 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked NewYork-Presbyterian in 15 adult and 10 pediatric specialties. Additionally, the hospital is No. 1 in the state of New York, according to the publication. NewYork-Presbyterian is also included in Healthgrades' list of 50 Best Hospitals for 2015.
In addition to recognition for clinical excellence, the hospital has received honors for its efforts to promote environmental sustainability. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted NewYork-Presbyterian its 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of the hospital's efforts to embrace energy efficiency.
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