Awards

Awards & Recognitions

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Garden City Hospital was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. The study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. list based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. The Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® study uses independent and objective research to analyze hospital and health system performance in 10 clinical and operational areas. IBM Watson Health researchers evaluated 3,156 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals. Garden City Hospital is the only hospital in Wayne County to earn this distinction in 2019. Garden City Hospital is also among 15 hospitals to earn the 2019 IBM Watson Everest Award. These hospitals earned the 100 Top Hospitals and also among top 100 for rate of improvement during a fiver-year period. 100 Top Hospitals® is a registered trademark of IBM Watson Health™.

This designation recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. This distinction places Garden City Hospital among the top 5% of hospitals in the nation and one out of four in the state of Michigan for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

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Garden City Hospital is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. From 2016-2018, patients treated at hospitals recieving the America's 100 Best Hospitals Orthopedic Surgery™ award have, on average 39.7% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in other hospitals.

Garden City Hospital is among the 22 Prime Healthcare hospitals to earn an 'A' from the Leapfrog Group's Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation recognizes the hospital's efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The safety grade assigns an A,B,C,D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has selected Garden City Hospital as a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are hospitals recognized for delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures developed with input from the medical community. To receive a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care designation, a hospital must meet the same quality criteria as Blue Distinction Centers while also meeting requirements for cost efficiency.

Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) met overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for facilities located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) also met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare. Each facility’s cost of care is evaluated using data from its Local Blue Plan. Facilities in CA, ID, NY, PA, and WA may lie in two Local Blue Plans’ areas, resulting in two evaluations for cost of care; and their own Local Blue Plans decide whether one or both cost of care evaluation(s) must meet BDC+ national criteria. National criteria for BDC and BDC+ are displayed on www.bcbs.com. Individual outcomes may vary. For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has selected Garden City Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies with input from the medical community. Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions. Designated hospitals must also maintain national accreditation.

Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) met overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for facilities located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) also met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare. Each facility’s cost of care is evaluated using data from its Local Blue Plan. Facilities in CA, ID, NY, PA, and WA may lie in two Local Blue Plans’ areas, resulting in two evaluations for cost of care; and their own Local Blue Plans decide whether one or both cost of care evaluation(s) must meet BDC+ national criteria. National criteria for BDC and BDC+ are displayed on www.bcbs.com. Individual outcomes may vary. For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.

Recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™. Named among the top 10% in the nation for overall orthopedic services in 2020.

Recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™. Named among the top 10% in the nation for overall orthopedic services in 2019. Garden City Hospital is the only hospital in Detroit (defined by the CBSA) and Wayne County to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™. From 2015-2017, patients treated at hospitals receiving this award have on average 37.9% lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital.