Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in providing the highest quality healthcare in orthopedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation. We have received widespread recognition for the outstanding quality of care we provide. For example:
The Quality and Safety Website illustrates our commitment to providing exceptional care in all of our service areas. At Special Surgery, we demonstrate quality through compassionate and individualized care, sustaining a safe environment, and providing consumers with the information they need to make the best healthcare choices. We are proud of our commitment to excellence.
All hospitals are not equal, and you will want to choose the one thatís best for your individual needs. Hospital for Special Surgery created this site to help you make an educated decision.
There are specific quality benchmarks which are important for you to know about when selecting a hospital. At Special Surgery, we pay close attention to quality indicators, and as a result we are confident that we provide our patients with the safest possible environment. As the data show, we will get you moving again as quickly, safely, and painlessly as possible.
Before you decide where to receive care, empower yourself by becoming familiar with the data on this site. Studies show that people who are actively engaged in their healthcare decisions have more successful health outcomes. Quality indicators can help you learn about what outcomes you can expect from a hospital.
Do your research. Then talk to your doctor about which hospital is the right choice for you.
Read a recent Press Ganey article about the excellent nursing staff at HSS.