Newswise — MAYWOOD, IL –For the seventh year in a row, Loyola University Medical Center has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review's list of "100 Great Hospitals in America."

Hospitals included in the new 2020 list "have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff and physician satisfaction,” according to Becker’s. “These institutions are industry leaders that have achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several specialties." 

Becker's selected hospitals based on an analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services star ratings, Leapfrog patient safety grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals. Becker's also sought nominations for the list. 

"It is an honor to once again be named to Becker's great hospitals list," said Tad Gomez, president of Loyola University Medical Center. "This national recognition of Loyola physicians, researchers, nurses and all staff is validation of the innovative, compassionate care they deliver each and every day."

Additionally, in the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals edition, Loyola University Medical Center has four nationally ranked specialties and is high performing in 10 other specialties, conditions and procedures. Loyola's nationally ranked specialties are Neurology and Neurosurgery (28th in the U.S.), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (33rd), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (39th) and Urology (41st). Five Loyola specialties are high performing: CancerGeriatricsNephrologyOrthopaedics and Pulmonology and Lung Surgery.

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Loyola Medicine

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in Chicago's western suburbs that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from more than 1,800 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. & Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for more than 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its academic affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 180 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research facility at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-licensed-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, including acute rehabilitation, an inpatient skilled nursing facility and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

About Trinity Health

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 106 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $19.3 billion and assets of $27 billion, the organization returns $1.2 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 129,000 colleagues, including about 7,500 employed physicians and clinicians


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