Digestive-Focused Hospital Wing Given Top Marks for Patient Centered Care

June 2015

We Put Patients First - NYP

The digestive-focused wing of the 14th floor in the Greenberg wing of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center received top marks from the hospital system for their patient centered care in 2014. Devoted to patients with digestive conditions or recovering from digestive surgery, 14-North received the hospital's award for "best unit" on the campus, as well as a physician award for "best department", recognizing colorectal surgeons and others who collaborate on care. In addition, the unit received an award for exceeding the national average in 7 metrics developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey, the first national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients' perspectives of hospital care. Learn more about our patient-centered care initiatives, including care coordination and our many support and wellness services.