US News and World Report Ranks Area Hospitals as Among the Best

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US News & World Report released their list of the best U.S. hospitals and several Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area hospitals made this list:

  • Bethesda North ranked #1 locally and #3 in Ohio
  • Good Samaritan ranked #2  locally and #7 in Ohio
  • Christ and University of Cincinnati Medical Center tied #3  locally; Christ is #8 and UC Medical Center is #9 in Ohio
  • St. Elizabeth Edgewood is #5 locally and #2 in Kentucky
  • Jewish Hospital Mercy is #6 locally and #20 in Ohio
  • West Chester Hospital is #7 locally and #24 in Ohio
  • Fort Hamilton Hospital is #8 locally and #29 in Ohio
  • St. Elizabeth Florence is #9 locally and #7 in Kentucky

In Dayton, Ohio…

  • Kettering Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital both ranked #17 in Ohio
  • Good Samaritan Hospital and Heath Center ranked #20 in Ohio
  • Grandview Medical Center ranked #27 in Ohio
  • Greene Memorial Hospital ranked #32 in Ohio

Patient safety accounts for 10% of each hospital’s overall score for most specialties. Other factors included reputation, survival rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and patient volume.

Nationally, Bethesda North ranked high in 7 areas:

  • #14 pulmunology
  • #24 diabetes/endocrinology
  • #29 gastroenterology/GI surgery
  • #36 orthopedics
  • #38 geriatrics
  • #47 ears/nose/throat
  • #48 cardiology/heart surgery

Nationally, Christ Hospital ranked #41 and Good Samaritan Hospital ranked #47  in diabetes/endocrinology. University of Cincinnati Medical Center ranked #43 in ears/nose/throat.

Read the article here.

 

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