07/27/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/27/2021 09:41
Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital have all been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.
Among the Philadelphia regional rankings, Lankenau Medical Center is #3, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Paoli Hospital tied at #8 and Riddle Hospital is #17 out of nearly 100 regional hospitals.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 32nd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
All four of Main Line Health hospitals achieved high performing rankings in specialties and procedures and conditions. Of note, Lankenau achieved high performance in cardiology and heart surgery as well as urology. Bryn Mawr and Paoli continue to achieve high performing for orthopedics. All four hospitals achieved high performing in knee replacement, heart failure and kidney failure.
'Throughout this incredibly challenging time, our dedicated teams at Main Line Health have worked tirelessly to continue to provide excellence in patient care and deliver superior quality and service that distinguishes us within the greater Philadelphia region. Our recognition by U.S. News & World Report highlights the amazing work and commitment our staff offers our patients and extends to their families that embodies our culture of compassionate care,' says Jack Lynch, III, President and Chief Executive Officer at Main Line Health.
For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 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.
'Hospitals faced incredible challenges this past year, and the best of them have provided great care throughout the pandemic and continue to offer excellent care today,' says Ben Harder managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News.
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
About Main Line Health
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment-to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers-reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.
At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals-Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital-as well as one of the nation's recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation's highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy. To learn more, visit mainlinehealth.org.
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.