CINCINNATI - The Christ Hospital is getting national recognition after making it on the list of the best hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News & World Report released its 23rd annual best hospitals rankings on Monday.
Christ Hospital was named No. 50 for Orthopedics, and No. 44 for Diabetes and Endocrinology. The report also names Christ Hospital as the No. 1 hospital in the Cincinnati metro area and No. 5 in the state of Ohio.
This is the 13th consecutive year The Christ Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s top 50 hospitals by U.S. News.
"This honor is a great credit to our world-class physicians, nurses and other employees who work together to achieve exceptional outcomes and patient experiences," said Susan Croushore, President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network in a news release.
U.S. News & World Report's full list of best Tri-State hospitals includes:
1. Christ Hospital
2. University Hospital
3. St. Elizabeth Edgewood
4. Good Samaritan Hospital
5. Jewish Hospital
6. Bethesda North Hospital
7. St. Elizabeth of Fort Thomas
8. Fort Hamilton Hospital and St. Elizabeth Florence (tie)
U.S. News surveyed nearly 10,000 specialists and sifted through data for almost 5,000 hospitals to rank the best in 16 adult specialties. Death rates, patient safety, and hospital reputation were a few of the factors considered.
Only 140 hospitals were nationally ranked in one or more specialties. The latest rankings showcase 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide.
For the full list of rankings, go to http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals .
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