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2014-07-15 20:21:35

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named EvergreenHealth as one of the top health care organizations in the region for its exceptional clinical care. The publication's 2014-15 rankings name the Kirkland-based health system the No. 2 hospital in the Seattle metro area and No. 3 hospital in Washington state. In addition to national acclaim, EvergreenHealth recently earned recognition from local consumers as...

2014-07-15 16:27:06

Hospital Ranks in the Top 20 Nationally in Five Areas KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All 12 specialty programs of The University of Kansas Hospital are nationally ranked in the top 50 in the prestigious 2014-15 adult "Best Hospital" lists from U.S. News & World Report. Only 13 other hospitals in the country earned the distinction of being nationally ranked in each of the data-driven specialty rankings. For the fifth year in a row, The University of Kansas Hospital was...

2014-07-15 12:29:44

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center (FVRMC) has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in California by U.S. News & World Report. FVRMC also ranked as a Best Hospital in the LA Metro Area and a High Performing Hospital in Cancer, Geriatrics and Pulmonology. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. "We are...

2014-07-15 12:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 Honor Roll. UCLA was ranked No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in both California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The annual rankings, now in their 25th year, are the magazine's most exclusive rankings, recognizing hospitals that excel at treating patients who need an especially high level of...

2014-07-15 12:29:15

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 20(th) time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place among "Best Hospitals." Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation's best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and "high performing" in 10 additional clinical categories. Fewer than 3%--just 144 of the nation's hospitals--performed well enough to...

2014-07-15 12:26:35

Long Beach Memorial, Saddleback Memorial and Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center Have Total of 20 National and High Performance Rankings ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 hospitals in the U.S., MemorialCare Health System's Long Beach Memorial has earned a place among U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals. It is listed as one of the nation's best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology...

2014-07-15 08:29:40

Ranked #7 in NJ for Outstanding Patient Care TEANECK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. "We are honored by this recognition, which reflects our commitment to delivering high quality, compassionate care as efficiently as possible," says Michael Maron, President...

2014-07-15 08:27:45

Hospital once again sets record with 24 years in a row as No. 1 CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report -- the independent news organization that rates academic institutions, hospitals and other services vital to consumer health and well-being -- announced today that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is once again the country's best hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is the 24(th) consecutive year RIC has earned this prestigious...

2014-07-15 08:27:32

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., and Alexian Brothers Medical Center (ABMC) in Elk Grove Village, Ill., among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Chicago metropolitan area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126833 "We are honored to have earned this recognition again from U.S. News & World Report," says Mark A. Frey,...

2014-07-15 08:26:24

OAKLAND, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is rated among the top 40 U.S. hospitals for cardiology and heart care, and 18 other Kaiser Permanente hospitals are rated "high performing" for other specialties, according to U.S. News & World Reports' 2014-15 Best Hospitals in America rankings, published today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The annual rankings, considered to provide an objective analysis of the...


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