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Unity Hospital Recognized as a Community Value Five-Star Hospital

Unity Hospital has been recognized for the value it provides to the community with the recent designation as a Community Value Five Star Provider by Cleverley + Associates.

This acknowledgement recognizes the value a facility provides to the community by measuring financial viability, facility reinvestments, maintenance of a low cost structure and high quality patient care at reasonable prices. Unity Hospital is part of a select group of hospitals that scored in the top 20 percentile among these performance areas.

“This designation shows that our efforts to provide quality health care for the community have been successful and that we are among the best in the nation,” said Warren Hern, President and CEO of Unity Health System.

The State of the Hospital Industry report, from which the Community Value Five Star facilities are selected, focuses on the United States acute-care hospital industry over a three-year time period.

For the tenth year, the 2013 State of the Hospital Industry reports an exclusive measure developed by Cleverley + Associates: the Community Value Index® (CVI). The CVI is a proprietary index created to offer a measure of the value that a hospital provides to its community. The book outlines the data used to calculate the CVI as well as provides a list of the Top 100 and all Five-Star (top quintile) hospitals.

About Cleverly + Associates
Cleverly + Associates exists to enhance the financial position of hospitals to better serve their communities. It works with health care leaders to provide industry and hospital-specific intelligence and by educating leaders on the changing face of the health care industry. For more information, visit www.cleverleyassociates.com

About Unity Health System
At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Stroke Center, Brain Injury & Physical Rehabilitation, and Chemical Dependency. Our Center for Aging has the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults which includes specialized care for dementia, a chronic ventilator unit, three skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a short-stay transitional care center, home health services, adult day programs, and The Villages at Unity – an independent senior living community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and India, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit www.unityhealth.org. ###