See HVHC's Safety Rating in Consumer Reports

Mar 28, 2014

Cortlandt Manor, NY

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is among hospitals rated for safety in the most recent issue of Consumer Reports.

Quoted in the March 27 issue of The Journal News, Dr. William J. Higgins, vice president of medical affairs at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, said "we are extremely proud" to score high in the report, but noted the need for "continuous improvement."

The Consumer Reports survey covered 2,591 hospitals nationwide and 136 statewide and reviewed hospitals' overall safety based on patient-outcome data including mortality, re-admissions and hospital-acquired infections.

The article is available in the May issue of Consumer Reports and online at, but accessing the ratings of individual hospitals at requires a paid subscription.

For more details on the study and to learn NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital’s ranking, click to see these reports by The Journal News.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community. In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Call 914-737-9000 or visit