Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Among Top 2% in the Nation

Cornwall/Newburgh, New York – January 23, 2024 – Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall (MSLC) was pleased to announce that it is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2024. This moves MSLC from one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals, a distinction held for the last five consecutive years, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement puts MSLC in the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance along with numerous other accolades from Healthgrades, including ranking as #1 in New York for Critical Care for the second year in a row. Healthgrades also recognized MSLC for exceptional care in Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Diabetic Hospitalizations. This recognition reflects MSLC’s commitment to exceptional patient care.

“To be named among the top 2% of hospitals in the nation by Healthgrades is a direct result of patient outcomes and our commitment to clinical excellence,” said Daniel Maughan, MSLC President and CEO. “This truly is a testament to the unwavering commitment by our medical staff and employees to always provide the best healthcare to our patients. Every member of our team plays a role in earning this recognition from Healthgrades. I am extremely proud of the outstanding, high quality, equitable, and compassionate care that the MSLC team consistently provides to our communities.”

To determine the top hospitals for 2024, Healthgrades evaluated risk-adjusted mortality and complication rates for more than 30 conditions and procedures at approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Unlike other hospital studies, Healthgrades ratings are based solely on what matters most: patient outcomes. The 2024 Healthgrades analysis revealed significant variation in hospital performance, making it increasingly important to seek care at top-rated programs.

“Healthgrades commends Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall for their leadership and continued dedication to high quality care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science at Healthgrades. “As one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals, Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall is elevating the standard for quality care nationwide and ensuring superior outcomes for the patients in their community.”

Consumers can visit to learn more about how Healthgrades measures hospital quality and access a patient-friendly overview of how we rate and why hospital quality matters here.

*Statistics are based on Healthgrades analysis of MedPAR data for 2020 through 2022 and represent three-year estimates for Medicare patients only. Click here to view the complete 2024 America’s Best Hospital Awards Methodology.

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About Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall (MSLC) is one of nine hospitals within the Montefiore Health System (MHS). MSLC is dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the Hudson Valley. Through its system relationship with MHS MSLC provides the necessary tertiary and quaternary care to best care for more than 250,000 patients annually. For more information, please visit

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