U.S. News Ranks St. Joseph Hospital among Best Regional Hospitals for Fourth Consecutive Year
ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018
ORANGE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Hospital in Orange has been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the Los Angeles/Orange County metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Regional Hospitals 2018-2019" rankings. This is the fourth consecutive year the hospital has earned this distinction.
"We are delighted to again be named as one of the best regional hospitals by U.S. News & World Report," said Jeremy S. Zoch, PhD, MHA, FACHE, chief executive of St. Joseph Hospital. "Being recognized as a top hospital is an honor which reflects the outstanding and continuous dedication to high quality patient care that each of our caregivers and medical staff provides on a daily basis."
As part of the rankings, U.S. News identifies hospitals by their performance in treating a set of common adult procedures and conditions, and named St. Joseph Hospital as "High Performing" in eight types of care:
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
- Aortic Valve Surgery
- Colon Cancer Surgery
- Heart Bypass Surgery
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Hip Replacement
- Knee Replacement
- Lung Cancer Surgery
Now in their 29th year, the U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings compare nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide and help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across an array of surgical procedures and medical conditions and complex specialty care. The ranking methodologies are based on several factors, including survival rates, patient safety, specialized staff, hospital reputation, and more.
About St. Joseph Hospital:
Founded in 1929, St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California is a nationally recognized, 463-bed, not-for-profit Catholic hospital dedicated to extending the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, St. Joseph Hospital's reputation for clinical excellence and compassionate, family-centered care draws patients from all over the United States. This is one reason why St. Joseph Hospital was named one of the top hospitals in the Los Angeles/Orange County area by U.S. News & World Report. With a highly recognized 1,000-member medical staff and more than 3,100 support staff, St. Joseph Hospital is home to more than 75 specialty programs, including The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, the Heart and Vascular Center and a nationally acclaimed orthopedics program that has been ranked among the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Equally important is St. Joseph Hospital's dedication to caring for the medically underserved through health education programs, a free-standing medical and dental clinic, and mobile health vans. St. Joseph Hospital depends on philanthropic support from the community to carry out its mission. These efforts are coordinated through the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. St. Joseph Hospital is part of Providence St. Joseph Health, a health system of 111,000 caregivers serving in 50 hospitals, 829 clinics and a comprehensive range of services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. For more information visit www.sjo.org.
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