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U.S. News & World Report Ranks GAMC Among the Best

Awards & Recognition

LOS ANGELES, CA – Glendale Adventist Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in eight types of care, including heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report. GAMC was regionally ranked as number 24 in California and number 13 in the Los Angeles metro area.  

“We have made significant strides year after year in patient safety in all areas. Our world-class mission 'To share God’s love with our community,’ demands that we provide world-class care to those who entrust us with their health care needs. To be voted among the best regional hospitals by U.S. News & World Report illustrates our unwavering commitment to those we have served for 111 years,” said Kevin A. Roberts, president/CEO at GAMC. “Our entire staff, including our physicians, nurses, associates and administration, have worked hard to keep patient care, safety and outcomes as the focus of our mission.”

U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care. 

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, NC. 

The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook, now available for pre-sale. For more information, visit Best Hospitals and use #BestHospitals on Facebook and Twitter.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center is a non-profit, 515-bed acute care hospital serving the greater Los Angeles community for 111 years. Throughout the last century, the hospital has stayed on the cutting edge of the latest advancements in health care. Its mission is to share God’s love in the community by promoting healing and wellness for the whole person and has been able to do so with numerous accreditations, certifications and awards from many organizations.