Newswise — TOLEDO, Ohio, August 9, 2017 – U.S. News & World Report has recognized ProMedica Toledo Hospital as one of the best hospitals in Ohio for 2017 – 2018. Toledo Hospital, with a #8 ranking, is the only hospital in northwest Ohio ranked in the top 25 in the state.
“This recognition highlights our culture of clinical excellence and our focus on providing safe, high-quality care,” said Arturo Polizzi, metro region acute care president for ProMedica. “I would like to thank our doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers for their commitment to our caring mission to improve health and well-being.”
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
Toledo Hospital was also recognized in the Best Hospitals: Specialty Rankings as High Performing in the following specialties:
- Cardiology and Heart Surgery
- Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
- Neurology and Neurosurgery
“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.”
For the 2017 – 2018 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 146 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.
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.
View the U.S. News & World Report profile on Toledo Hospital: http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/oh/promedica-toledo-hospital-6412180
For more information about ProMedica Toledo Hospital, visit www.promedica.org/toledo.
ProMedica Toledo Hospital is a member of Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization serving northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. The 12-hospital system has more than 15,000 employees, nearly 2,100 physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, and more than 800 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Additionally it offers a health plan, Paramount, which serves 331,000 members including more than 230,000 members in the statewide Medicaid plan. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica offers a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in areas such as emergency medicine and trauma, behavioral health, heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women’s and children’s services. The health system has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to raise awareness about hunger as a health issue. For more information about ProMedica, please visit www.promedica.org/aboutus.
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