The Mount Sinai Hospital
About The Mount Sinai Hospital ~ Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. U.S. News & World Report ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital among the top hospitals nationwide. Mount Sinai also ranks in several specialties and is top 10 in three of those: Geriatrics (#3), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#7), and Gastroenterology (#8). Additionally, Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai received U.S. News and World Report 2015-2016 rankings in seven pediatric specialties: •Cancer •Diabetes and Endocrinology •Gastroenterology and GI Surgery •Nephrology •Neurology and Neurosurgery •Pulmonology •Urology Our Commitment to Quality ~ At The Mount Sinai Hospital, we strive to deliver safe and high quality care to every patient who enters our doors. Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, Vicki LoPachin, MD, the Office for Excellence in Patient Care leads safety and quality programs for the hospital. We achieve high levels of quality and safety by continuously learning and improving. We engage physicians, nurses, and other staff in our work so that our patients feel safe and well-cared for throughout their visit to Mount Sinai. This website allows us to share information about the quality of care we provide, with clear explanations of what the information means. Making this information available in an understandable and timely manner demonstrates our unwavering commitment to excellence in patient care and helps our patients make informed decisions about their treatment. If you have any questions about quality and safety at Mount Sinai, you can reach the Office for Excellence in Patient Care at 212-659-9072. Health System Integration ~ Mount Sinai and Continuum Health Partners have combined to form the Mount Sinai Health System. The combination took some months in planning, and with the completion of the transaction in September 2013, Mount Sinai now looks to build on the strengths of both institutions to create a health system that stands as a national and global model of academic, clinical, and research excellence. As the Mount Sinai Health System continues to evolve, and through each phase of the integration, our goal will be to keep you informed and provide timely updates about the benefits as well as the challenges that come with this transition. Additionally, you will find that key stakeholders—including human resources, physicians, and the student communities—have shared and will continue to communicate their goals, vision, and roles in this integration process.