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White Plains Hospital Ranked One of the World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek

March 9, 2023

 One of 10 Hospitals in New York State, and Only One in Westchester, To Be Included

White Plains, N.Y. (March 10, 2023)– White Plains Hospital has been named as one of the world’s best hospitals by Newsweek for the second year in a row. It is one of just 10 hospitals in the state, and the only one in Westchester County, to be included on the prestigious list. The World's Best Hospitals 2023 list recognizes the best medical institutions across 28 countries, with 414 based in the United States.

Newsweek global editor-in-chief Nancy Cooper said the list is meant to “be useful to patients and families seeking the best care for themselves and loved ones, as well as to hospitals as they benchmark themselves against their peers.”

Newsweek teamed with market data research firm Statista to develop a rigorous methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the rankings. Four data sources were used for the evaluation, including an international online survey of more than 80,000 doctors, hospital managers and healthcare professionals; patient experience surveys measuring patient satisfaction with hospitals; hospital quality metrics on outcomes, hygiene measures, patient safety, and staffing; and patient-reported outcome measures.

“Being recognized as one of the world’s best hospitals serves as further evidence that we continue to make a real difference in the lives of patients through the exceptional care we provide,” said Dr. Michael Palumbo, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at White Plains Hospital, noting the impressive number of accolades the Hospital has received over the past couple of years. A full list of those honors can be found here.

About White Plains Hospital  

White Plains Hospital is a proud member of the Montefiore Health System, serving as its tertiary hub of advanced care in the Hudson Valley. The Hospital is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. White Plains Hospital has outpatient medical facilities across Westchester, including multispecialty practices in Armonk, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Rye Brook, Somers and Yorktown Heights; and Scarsdale Medical Group locations in Harrison and Scarsdale.

The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and in 2022, White Plains Hospital received a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) — the highest distinction offered by that federal agency. In addition, the Hospital received its third Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a distinction held by only two percent of hospitals in the country. White Plains Hospital has consistently received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, and in 2022 became the only Hospital in Westchester to be awarded with an A Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for the 8th time.