U.S. News & World Report Names Three Centura Health Hospitals Among Best in State
(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, has three hospitals being recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
- Penrose - St. Francis Health Services was recognized as “Best” in Colorado Springs, and ranked #6 in Colorado
- Porter Adventist Hospital was ranked #2 in Colorado and the Denver Metro Area
- Parker Adventist Hospital was ranked #3 in Colorado and the Denver Metro Area
In addition, these hospitals have been rated as High Performing in several adult procedures/conditions:
- Penrose - St. Francis Health Services: Urology
- Porter Adventist Hospital: Urology; Nephrology; gastroenterology & GI surgery; ear, nose & throat; and orthopedics
- Parker Adventist Hospital: Urology; Nephrology; Geriatrics; pulmonology, and Orthopedics
“This recognition illustrates our commitment to excellence and is a testament to the hard work of our teams including clinicians and physician partners who strive to amplify the Centura Health mission,” stated Brian Erling, MD, Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer for Centura Health. “We remain laser focused on providing whole person health to the communities we serve, and we’re vested not just in treating individuals medically, but in holistically caring for them in mind, body and spirit.”
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
“For nearly 30 years, U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available, we give patients and their physicians’ information to support their search for the best care across a range of specialties.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
For more information about the 2018-19 rankings, please visit our FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2019” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469906), available for pre-order now from the U.S. News Online Store and for purchase at other bookstores in late September.
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About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s 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. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.
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