Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
Eleven Specialties Rank among the Nation’s Best
PHILADELPHIA (August 8, 2017) — Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to just 20 hospitals in the U.S. chosen for breadth and depth of clinical excellence.
In the regional rankings, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., ranked 2nd in the Philadelphia metro area and 3rd in Pennsylvania. Abington Hospital ranked 11th in the Philadelphia region and 18th in the state.
“We are honored to be named 16th on U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll, a proof point to the exceptional care we deliver across specialties, particularly when just 3 percent of hospitals in the U.S. rank in even one specialty,” said Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. “This distinction is a reflection of each of our hospitals’ exceptional medical staff and our commitment to the highest quality patient care, safety and innovative research that directly improves patient outcomes.”
U.S. News & World Report ranked 11 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital specialties among the nation’s best:
Pulmonology and Rehabilitation were noted as high performers in the specialties rankings. In addition to specialty, U.S. News & World Report rates hospitals for nine procedures and conditions. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is rated as high performing for all nine categories including heart bypass surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery. Abington Hospital is rated as high performing in heart bypass surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and colon cancer surgery. Aria-Jefferson Health is rated as a high performer in the treatment of congestive heart failure.