U.S. News Ranks Huntington Memorial Hospital Among the Top Hospitals in the Region

July 21, 2014

Huntington Memorial Hospital has again been ranked among the top hospitals in the region by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating patients who need an especially high level of care.

Huntington Hospitalwas named one of the “Best Hospitals” overall in California and one of the ten best hospitals in the greater Los Angeles area out of 140 hospitals in the market. In addition to the regional rankings, Huntington Hospital was noted to be “high performing” in ten specialties: cancer care, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

“Being named a Best Hospital is a tribute to our employees, medical staff, volunteers, donors, and everyone who puts patient care first,” said Stephen A. Ralph, CEO at Huntington Hospital.

U.S. News publishes “Best Hospitals” to help guide patients who need a high level of care because they face particularly a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or extra risk because of age or multiple health problems. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, the adequacy of nurse staffing levels, and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.

The rankings are freely available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2015” guidebook, available in August.