Jefferson Health Hospitals Among Nation’s Best According to U.S. News & World Report Rankings
PHILADELPHIA (August 14, 2018) — The specialty care provided at Jefferson Health hospitals ranks among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. In the regional rankings, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., ranked 2nd in the Philadelphia metro area and 3rd in Pennsylvania. Abington Hospital ranked 7th in the Philadelphia region and 13th in the state.
“When patients walk into any of the Jefferson Health hospitals, rest assured that they are going to receive exceptional, quality care,” said Bruce Meyer, MD, MBA, President of Jefferson Health. “Being nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report is certainly a good indicator of success, but what differentiates Jefferson is the caring and understanding we provide to patients and families.”
U.S. News & World Report ranked 10 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital specialties among the nation’s best, in addition to Magee Rehabilitation's ranking:
Diabetes and Endocrinology, Pulmonology and Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals were noted as high performers in the specialties rankings.
In addition to specialties, U.S. News & World Report rates hospitals for nine common procedures and conditions. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is rated as high performing in seven of the nine categories, including hip replacement, knee replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm failure, colon cancer surgery, and lung cancer surgery. Abington Hospital is high performing in heart bypass surgery, hip and knee replacement, COPD, congestive heart failure, colon cancer surgery; and Jefferson Health’s hospitals in Northeast Philadelphia and New Jersey are rated as a high performers in the treatment of COPD and heart failure.
About Jefferson Health
Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly-specialized care through 14 hospitals (three Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Magee Rehabilitation and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Jefferson’s academic health center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., with 10 specialties receiving a national ranking for the 2018-2019 report. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the health of those patients and communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.