NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital | 100 Great Hospitals in America 2015

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City). With 2,478 beds, 4,571 attending physicians and 21,747 staff members, NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City is one of the largest and most comprehensive hospitals in the U.S. The hospital system had more than 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits, including 14,600 deliveries and 311,731 visits to its ED in 2013.

The healthcare system is the descendent of a 1998 merger between the New York Hospital and the Presbyterian Hospital. The New York Hospital, one of the oldest in the U.S., was founded in 1771, and the Presbyterian Hospital was founded in 1868. The hospital partners with the Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. The system has been recognized on the U.S. News & World Report's most recent list of best hospitals as sixth best in the nation.

Not only has the hospital received awards for clinical excellence, it has also been recognized for providing patient-centered care. It received the Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2014. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital received the prestigious award for its NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Health Collaborative, a program designed to address the health needs of the Washington Heights-Inwood community. The program has reduced emergency department visits, hospitalizations and 30-day readmissions, among other accomplishments.

In their own words

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and a leading provider of inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine. With some 2,600 beds, more than 6,700 affiliated physicians and almost 22,000 employees, NewYork-Presbyterian had more than 2 million visits in 2014. NewYork-Presbyterian comprises six campuses, is affiliated with two world-renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is also closely affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. For more information, visit


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