Holy Cross Hospital Once Again Among Healthgrades 2020 America's 250 Best Hospitals


Holy Cross Hospital Americas 250 Best Hospitals 2017-2020

(Silver Spring, Md) – Holy Cross Health today announced that Holy Cross Hospital has achieved the Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places Holy Cross HospitalLOLS10在线直播下注 in the top 5 percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its superior clinical performance as measured by , the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

"We are honored to receive the 'America's 250 Best' distinction yet again," said Louis Damiano, president, Holy Cross Hospital. "Our colleagues, volunteers, and physicians work closely in partnership every day to provide excellent clinical care, and this recognition is a testament to their strong work ethic and dedication."

Holy Cross Hospital is one of only five hospitals in Maryland to be recognized with this award for four consecutive years.

From 2016 through 2018, patients treated in hospitals achieving the award had, on average, a 26.6 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award, as measured across 19 rated conditions and procedures for which mortality is the outcome.*

And during that same period, if all hospitals performed similarly to those achieving the Healthgrades America's 250 Best Hospitals Award, 161,930 lives could potentially have been saved.

The Holy Cross Health system has a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence motivated by the promise to help individuals achieve their best quality of life. With the latest treatments and technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, and advanced training, Holy Cross Health is a leader in providing innovative and quality health care in areas such as joint, spine, gynecologic and bariatric surgery, as well as stroke care, women's health and oncology.

“It is apparent that the recipients of the Healthgrades America’s 250 Best Hospital Award are dedicated to providing quality care for their patients,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “We congratulate the hospitals that received this award for their commitment to consistently providing top care and exceptional clinical outcomes for patients.”

In October 2019, Holy Cross Hospital was also recognized by Healthgrades with the, the Critical Care Excellence Award™, Five-Star recipient for Treatment of Sepsis and Five-Star recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure.

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A list of the numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations that recognize clinical quality across Holy Cross Health is available at



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Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit, people-centered health system that serves the two most populous counties in Maryland, Montgomery and Prince George's counties, with a commitment to being the most trusted provider of health care services in the area. Founded in 1963 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Holy Cross Health is a member of Trinity Health of Livonia, Michigan, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Holy Cross Hospital, in Silver Spring, is one of the largest hospitals in Maryland, and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is the first hospital in the nation on a community college campus, enhanced by an educational partnership. The Holy Cross Health Network operates primary care practices and affordable health centers and offers a wide range of innovative, community-based health and wellness programs. Specialty care, home care and hospice services round out Holy Cross Health's high quality and coordinated continuum of care that aims to improve health and move life ahead for individuals and populations in the communities served. In fiscal 2019, Holy Cross Health contributed nearly 10 percent of its $629 million revenue to community benefit activities that meet community needs and improve access to health. Learn more at


*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for years 2016 through 2018 and represent 3-year estimates for Medicare patients only.