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Northside Hospital Forsyth named among best in nation for patient experience

Northside Hospital Forsyth was recognized Thursday as among the best in the nation for patient experience.

According to a press release, Northside Hospital Forsyth received the 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades, an online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

Healthgrades analyzed 3,478 hospitals across the United States, with 439 hospitals receiving the award, representing the top 15 percent of hospitals in the nation for patient experience.

Northside Hospital Forsyth was one of the 10 Georgia hospitals, and three in metro Atlanta, to make the list, including two other Northside locations in Atlanta and Canton.

“I am honored, but not surprised, that Northside Hospital has been recognized in this way,” said Janis Dubow, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care for Northside, in the release. “Ensuring patient safety and high-quality patient care is at the heart of everyone who works at Northside, in every department. We will continue to provide the safest environment and best possible care for our community.”