Five Geisinger hospitals recognized as ‘high-performing’ by U.S. News & World Report
Annual report ranks performance in specialty areas, conditions and procedures
DANVILLE, Pa. – Five Geisinger hospitals have been recognized for high performance in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings.
Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center were ranked as high-performing hospitals for pulmonology and lung surgery. Both hospitals, along with Geisinger Community Medical Center, were also ranked for high performance in caring for heart failure, kidney failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and stroke.
Overall, Geisinger hospitals received high performance rankings for a variety of specific procedures and conditions, including:
• Geisinger Medical Center: pulmonology and lung surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, colon cancer surgery, maternity care, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, heart attack
• Geisinger Wyoming Valley: pulmonology and lung surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, heart attack, hip replacement
• Geisinger Community Medical Center: heart failure, kidney failure, stroke, COPD, knee replacement
• Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital: hip fracture care
• Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital: maternity care
“Geisinger is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care for our patients, close to home,” said J. Edward Hartle, M.D., executive vice president and system chief medical officer. “This recognition emphasizes the quality and breadth of care available for our patients in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, when and where they need it. And it supports our goal of making better health easier for everyone in the communities we serve.”
The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” report ranks hospital performance in 15 adult specialties, 10 pediatric specialties and 20 surgical procedures and medical conditions. Rankings are based on patient outcomes, as well as overall patient experience, hospital staffing and other factors, and are meant to help patients choose the right hospital for the care they need.
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 College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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