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Four Allegheny Health Network Hospitals Named High Performers by U.S. News
Date:7/23/2014

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014

Four hospitals affiliated with the Allegheny Health Network have been lauded in the latest ranking of the country’s best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Released online today and slated for publication in August, the U.S. News 2014-2015 Best Hospital’s Guide recognizes Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), Forbes Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital and West Penn Hospital as high performing medical centers across multiple clinical specialties.

“There is no higher priority at Allegheny Health Network than the quality and safety of the care that we provide to our patients, and we are extremely proud of our physicians, nurses and support staff for the outstanding skill and dedication they bring to the bedside and into our physician offices every day to help us fulfill that promise,” said Tony Farah, MD, Allegheny Health Network’s chief medical officer.

Just 752 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals earn U.S. News’ designation as a high performing medical center in the 2014-15 report.

AGH this year is recognized by U.S. News as a top performer in 10 clinical specialties, including orthopaedic surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, cardiology & cardiac surgery, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology.

West Penn Hospital is named a high performer in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery and urology.

Forbes Hospital in Monroeville is ranked as high-performing in cancer, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopaedic surger
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