To better fulfill the Hospital's mission of "Quality Care, Close to Home," our physicians and staff are consistently working to improve clinical quality and patient outcomes. In recent years, these efforts have been rewarded with recognition from national healthcare performance organizations.
For the second year in a row Union Hospital has been named to the list of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication of business and legal news for hospital executives. The Becker’s editorial team selected hospitals based on rankings and awards received by the hospital for:
In 2014, Union Hospital achieved certification as a Primary Stroke Center, which means we have the proper equipment, personnel and training to quickly assess and treat strokes. A key element of the "Stroke Alert" protocols is the Telestroke Network, placing a Cleveland Clinic stroke specialist virtually at the patient's bedside to assist the Emergency Department staff in evaluation and treatment decisions.
The UH Certified Stoke Center offers a full range of stroke care from diagnosis and treatment, to rehabilitation, education and evaluating patient outcomes.
Union Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This came after a rigorous evaluation and review process by ACR physicians and medical physicists. The Center of Excellence designation indicates that breast imaging at Union Hospital meets the highest standards of the Radiology profession.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence status includes these imaging services:
ACR evaluators have determined that Union Hospital’s Radiology Department has achieved high practice standards in image quality, staff qualifications, technology and quality control and assurance program.
Union Hospital is one of only six in the nation to achieve Platinum status four of the past five years. This award is based on the following measurements in caring for patients with seven different medical conditions resulting in hospital admission:
OCS HomeCare annually evaluates nearly 10,000 home health care providers in the U.S. Union Hospital Home Health has for the third consecutive year achieved Top 500 status. This high ranking is based on: