At Waterbury Hospital we provide patients with world class care in a comfortable and friendly environment close to home. Waterbury Hospital has been recognized for its quality of care from some of the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the country.
Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for quality of care in 2017
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieved Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy ≤60 minutes in 75% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA and Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy within 45 minutes in 50% of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients treated with IV tPA to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.
Most Wired for a Fourth Consecutive Year
Waterbury Hospital was named a 2015 Most Wired hospital in an annual survey conducted by Hospital & Health Networks magazine, the flagship magazine of the American Hospital Association. This annual award is presented to hospitals that have demonstrated tremendous gains in using information technology (IT) to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
U.S. News and World Report Recognition
2015: Waterbury Hospital was recognized as a high performing, “regional best” hospital by U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings in 2015. The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. Waterbury Hospital was ranked high performing in both knee and hip replacements. Waterbury Hospital also ranked #4 as a Best Regional Hospital in Connecticut.
2016: Waterbury Hospital was recognized as a high performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report for Heart Failure.
Superior Patient Satisfaction
For the last three years, VNA Health at Home has been awarded the Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction by Fazzi’s Patient Satisfaction Service. This is awarded to home care agencies that have demonstrated superior performance in overall patient satisfaction results. These national best practice agencies are proven leaders and have placed in the top 25% of Fazzi’s patient satisfaction national database based on a comparative analysis of overall satisfaction.