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Adventist Health hospitals rank in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals


Five Adventist Health hospitals were ranked high performing by U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals for 2017-2018. Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties and rated in common procedures and conditions. The goal is to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.

See the rankings below:

Adventist Medical Center Portland: Rated High Performing in urology

Adventist Health Glendale: Rated High Performing in geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. Regionally ranked #28 in California and #16 in the Los Angeles metro area

Adventist Health White Memorial: Rated High Performing in heart failure

Adventist Health St. Helena: Rated High Performing in heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Regionally ranked #44 in California

Adventist Health Howard Memorial: Rated High Performing in knee replacement

For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 152 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 three decades, we’ve 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 hope to give patients the information they need to find the best care across a range of specialties.”

The U.S. News methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.

The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2018” guidebook (ISBN 978-1931469869), available in late August.