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Holy Cross Hospital, Dr. Michael Perez and U.S. Bariatric Recognized for High-Quality Care in Bariatric Surgery
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery jointly designates Holy Cross Hospital and U.S. Bariatric as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence(R)
Holy Cross Hospital, Michael A. Perez, MD, and US Bariatric have been approved for renewal as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence(r) (BSCOE(r)).
Holy Cross Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals around the world adopting life-saving technology
Holy Cross Hospital has added a state-of-the-art device to its Emergency Department and Critical Care Units that lowers the body temperature in patients suffering from a variety of traumatic events, including stroke, cardiac arrest and spinal cord injury. By adding the CoolGard 3000(r) intravascular cooling system, Holy Cross Hospital joins an elite group of hospitals around the world that are adopting this life-saving technology.
Washington, DC, June 6, 2012 – Holy Cross Hospital was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety ScoreSM was calculated under the guidance of The Leapfrog Group’s Blue Ribbon Expert Panel using publicly available data on patient injuries, medical and medication errors, and infections. U.S. hospitals were assigned an A, B, C, D, or F for their safety.