Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital was
ranked No. 3 as one of the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals according to
U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitalrankings for 2018-2019.
TIRR Memorial Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the
report’s inception in 1989.
“TIRR Memorial Hermann continues
to be recognized as a national leader in the field of rehabilitation, committed
to our mission of independence and inclusion for people with disabilities,”
said Jerry Ashworth, Senior Vice President and CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann.
“Our talented team of affiliated physicians and employees provide every patient
with compassionate care focused on the individual needs of their rehabilitation
journey, while our teams of research professionals are leaders of innovative
studies to identify breakthroughs in rehabilitation.”
Specific Memorial Hermann service
lines were also honored nationally by U.S. News and World Report, including:
In addition, Memorial
Hermann-TMC ranked as the No. 4 best hospital in Texas and the No. 2
hospital in the Houston metro area. Also making the Top 10 statewide rankings were
Hermann Greater Heights Hospital at No. 6 and Memorial Hermann
Memorial City Medical Center at No. 10.
All of these prestigious
recognitions are a testament to the System’s dedication to providing exemplary
services in order to improve the health of the people of Southeast Texas.
“These rankings are a direct
reflection of Memorial Hermann’s unwavering commitment to provide high-quality,
safe, patient-centered healthcare throughout the Greater Houston area,” said
Chuck Stokes, President and CEO of Memorial Hermann. “I am so proud of our
employees and affiliated physicians for the innovative care and exceptional service
they deliver to our patients every single day. We are passionate about what we
do, and that passion translates to high performance.”
annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th
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. The U.S. News 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 nearly 30 years, U.S. News
has 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 give
patients and their physicians’ information to support their search for the best
care across a range of specialties.”
For the 2018-2019 rankings, U.S.
News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties,
procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 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.