Syracuse, NY Health-Care Overview

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:07

Syracuse has nine hospitals throughout the city to provide care for its residents, from university hospitals to a veteran’s hospital. The city’s hospitals hold three out of the top five employer positions in Syracuse – they not only heal the community, but they contribute to the economy as well.

Hospital Highlights and Awards

SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital has 400+ beds for patients. Its Golisano Children’s Hospital contains the only pediatric emergency system between Vermont and Rochester. On top of that, it is the largest employer in the Syracuse area.

Syracuse VA Medical Center has been named number one out of 153 VA hospitals for its prosthetics services and a Center of Excellence by The Department of Veterans Affairs.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center has assisted the Syracuse community since 1869 and was named a Center of Excellence in 2002 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Crouse Hospital is the only privately owned, nonprofit hospital in Syracuse. The 466-bed facility has a long repertoire of accolades, notably the Optimas Award of Excellence, in which they were the only U.S. recipients, and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Certificate of Excellence in Achieving Patient Safety Benchmarks.

Community General Hospital is a 306-bed facility nationally recognized for spine surgery, orthopedic program and maternity program. The hospital has been honored with a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: Performance Improvement Leader accolade.


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