Mercy Fitzgerald

Mercy Fitzgerald is proud to be recognized for providing high quality and compassionate care:

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Leapfrog Grade “A” for Safety

Mercy Fitzgerald was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The Leapfrog Group is an independent hospital watchdog organization.

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Voted Best Hospital in Delaware County

Voted by the readers of Delaware County Daily Times as the Best Hospital in Delco for 2018.

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Get with the Guidelines

Recipient of the Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2012-2018).

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Get with the Guidelines

Recipient of the Get with the Guidelines® - Heart Failure Gold Award from the American Heart Association (2012, 2015-2018).

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NAPBC Accredited Breast Center

Granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons (2016-19).

High Performing Facility 2016-2017

US News and World Report included Mercy Fitzgerald in the Best Hospital for 2016-17 listing. Mercy Fitzgerald was recognized as a High Performing facility in the specialty areas of COPD and Heart Failure.

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Voted Best Hospital in Delaware County

Voted by the readers of Delaware County Daily Times, two years in a row (2015 and 2016), as the Best Hospital in Delco.

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2016 HAP Achievement Award

Mercy’s entry “Sepsis: A Health System’s Journey Toward Optimal Patient Care & Outcomes,” was selected to receive the Excellence in Care Award in the 2016 HAP Achievement Awards: Delivering a Healthy Pennsylvania.

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Accredited Chest Pain Center

Recognized as an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

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ACS Certified in Bariatric Surgery

Certified as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

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Center of Excellence

Certified as a Wound Center of Excellence by RestorixHealth

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Primary Stroke Center

Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission

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ACS CoC Accredited

Mercy Cancer Care accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).

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Blue Distinction Center

Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery by Independence Blue Cross*.

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Energy Star Facility

Designated an Energy Star facility by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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AACPR Accredited

Certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Cardiac Rehabilitation

AADE Accredited

Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators and recognized by the American Diabetes Association for diabetes education.

Accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR)

Mercy Fitzgerald holds numerous accreditations from the American College of Radiology. The hospital is an accredited facility for: CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound, Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy and Breast MRI. It is also a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and a Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center.

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* Blue Distinction Centers (BOC) met overall quality measures, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for providers located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BOC+) also met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare.

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For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policys coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.