Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital named among 'Best Hospitals' by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in its 2018-19 Best Hospitals rankings. Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is ranked No. 13 in Chicago Metro and No. 16 in Illinois.
Delnor Hospital joins three other Northwestern Medicine hospitals on the Best Hospitals in Illinois and Chicago list.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and Chicago for the seventh consecutive year.
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is ranked No. 6 in Chicago Metro and No. 7 in Illinois.
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital is ranked No. 13 in Chicago Metro and No. 16 in Illinois.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is also once again named as one of the top hospitals in the country ranking No. 13 on the prestigious Best Hospitals Honor Roll.
This is the seventh consecutive year that Northwestern Memorial has received this distinction and it is the only hospital in Illinois to make the Honor Roll, which is awarded to 20 U.S. hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care across a range of specialties, procedures and conditions.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and Chicago for the seventh consecutive year
"U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings of Northwestern Medicine is a direct reflection of our relentless pursuit of better medicine," said Dean M. Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. "As Chicago's premier academic health system, we are proud of our talented physicians, exceptional nurses and dedicated staff who collaborate each day to provide world class care to the patients we are privileged to serve."
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated hospitals across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions.
Only 158 hospitals, or about 3 percent of the more than 4,500 hospitals evaluated, were nationally ranked in even one specialty.
Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital was recognized as High Performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery.
"We are proud of the extraordinary devotion demonstrated every day at Delnor by physicians, nurses and staff," said Maureen Bryant, president of Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital. "To be named among the top hospitals in Illinois is a testament to our team's unwavering focus on providing personalized, compassionate care to our community."
Northwestern Memorial is nationally ranked in 11 out of 16 specialties with two high performing specialties and is high performing in all nine procedures and conditions. Of the 11 nationally ranked specialties, three clinical programs at Northwestern Memorial are ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the country: Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 7), Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 8), Geriatrics (No. 9).
In addition to its top 10 programs, Northwestern Memorial was also nationally ranked or recognized as high performing in the following specialties: Cancer (No. 12), Ear, Nose and Throat (No. 49), Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (No. 30), Gynecology (No. 13), Nephrology (No. 35), Orthopaedics (No. 12), Pulmonology (No. 25), Urology (No. 26), Diabetes & Endocrinology (High Performing) and Rheumatology (High Performing).
The Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing among other care-related indicators.
For more information on the U.S. News hospital rankings, visit health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.
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