DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Medical Center has been named to Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This recognition is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
“On behalf of every team member at Geisinger Medical Center that consistently provide top notch safe, quality care to our patients, we are excited to be recognized on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021,” said Megan Brosious, Geisinger Medical Center interim chief administrative officer. “This recognition wouldn’t be possible without a strong multidisciplinary team approach to patient care and providing the best possible patient experience. This award goes to every employee at Geisinger Medical Center: Thank you all for always doing what is best for every patient you treat.”
Newsweek and Statista developed a complex methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. Each hospital was evaluated on the following data sources:
- Hospital recommendations from peers: an international online survey that included more than 74,000 doctors, hospital managers and health care professionals.
- Patient experience: surveys measuring patient satisfaction with hospitals.
- Medical KPIs: patient safety, hygiene measures and quality of treatment.
The World’s Best Hospitals 2021 recognizes the best medical institutions across 25 countries: United States, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Thailand, Italy, Brazil, India, Spain, Mexico, Poland, Austria, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
The awards list was announced on March 3, and the entire list can be viewed here.
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Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a Research Institute and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.