Porter Adventist Hospital Named as One of the Top Three Hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report

As one of only 14 hospitals to make the prestigious Best Hospitals in Colorado" list, Porter Adventist Hospital was recognized for strong performance in cancer care, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, gynecology, nephrology, neurology, orthopedics, pulmonology and urologic surgery.

This ranking distinguishes Porter Adventist Hospital as one of the top health care providers in the state that is above average in terms of reputation, patient survival, safety and overall care.

In addition to this most recent honor, Porter Adventist Hospital has also received an A" grade for safety by The Leapfrog Group and was one of only six Colorado hospitals to receive the 2013 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award.

These awards and honors are a direct result of the rigorous efforts made by the hospitals entire staff to improve patient safety, quality of care, communication and teamwork throughout the entire hospital.

To learn more about the hospitals recent awards and honors, visit www.porterhospital.org/awards

###

About Porter Adventist Hospital

Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, Nursing Magnet designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, heart and vascular procedures, spinal surgery, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplants. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, the regions largest hospital and health care network. For more information on Porter Adventist Hospital, visit www.porterhospital.org or follow the hospital on Twitter @PorterHospital or www.facebook.com/PorterAdventistHospital.

About Centura Health

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 16,200 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, seven senior living communities, 17 health neighborhoods, home care and hospice services, we are making the regions best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. Were Centura Health, and were here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit www.centura.org.