U.S. News & World Report Issues the 2018-19 Best Hospitals – Top 20 Honor Roll

U.S. News & World Report released their 2018-19 Best Hospitals rankings.  Nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide were evaluated based on analysis gathered on performance in adult and pediatric clinical specialties, procedures and conditions.  Only 20 hospitals performed the best to make the Honor Roll.  About 60% of the Top 20 hospitals are Medical Packaging Inc. (MPI) customers and many are repeat customers with more than one MPI packaging solution being utilized in their facility.

The rankings for the Honor Roll consider 16 areas of complex specialty care and 9 specific procedure and conditions such as heart bypass and lung cancer surgery.  Hospitals receive points for both the specialty rankings and procedure and condition ratings to make the Honor Roll, which has a maximum total of 480 points.   The higher their rank in specialties and if they earn a “high performing” in the ratings, the more points they acquired.

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings acknowledges hospitals for outstanding performance in delivering complex and common care.

Please click here to view the complete list of recognized hospitals and the methodology used in the rankings.