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Why Be a Patient at Stamford Hospital?

Stamford Hospital places great emphasis on treating patients and families as individuals, and we take great pride in providing the best possible medical care available with a human touch. As a Planetree Hospital and a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, we leave no possibility unconsidered when it comes to helping our patients get healthy.
 

Some of the ways we support our patients include:

Some of the recognitions we’ve received include: 


The Joint Commission Accreditation 

Stamford Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, a certification that is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality in healthcare.
 

Recognized For Quality Improvement

A recipient of Joint Commission's Ernest A. Codman award for excellence in the use of outcomes measurement to achieve improvements in the quality and safety of health care in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. 
 
In addition, a recipient of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System (NYPHS) Quality Symposium Award in "Recognition of Commitment to Quality Innovation." The award recognizes the achievements of the Environmental Services and Infectious Disease Departments in their joint effort to combat the prevalence of hospital-acquired infections.
 

American College of Surgeons Trauma Centers Verification

Stamford's trauma service received verification from the American College of Surgeons for our Level II Trauma Center.
 

American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer Recognition

The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer has granted approval to Stamford Hospital's cancer program as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program, the only hospital in lower Fairfield County with this prestigious designation.
 
 
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