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New York’s Safest Hospital

Safest Hospital

New York’s Safest Hospital

ITHACA, NY (WENY)---Ithaca's Cayuga Medical Center is the safest hospital in the Empire State. That's according to a study released by Consumer reports magazine this week.

Cayuga Medical received 61 points out of 100--the highest in the state, beating out more than 118 hospitals across New York.

C.M.C.'s score comes from patient satisfaction, low readmission rates and low infection rates---there were zero last year. The Ithaca hospital sees more than 150,000 patients a year. 30,000 of those patients visit the hospital through the emergency room.