U.S. News & World Report Ranks High Point Medical Center as one of the Best Hospitals in the Piedmont Region
High Point Medical Center has been recognized by U.S News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Piedmont region and one the Best Hospitals in the Greensboro/Winston-Salem metro area. High Point Medical Center was also designated as a “high performer” (representing the top 25 percent of hospitals in their specialty nationally) for the following services:
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 25th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
“We are proud to be recognized as one of the best hospitals in the region. This speaks to the exemplary staff we have and to our commitment of providing exceptional health care services,” said Ernie Bovio, President and CEO of High Point Medical Center. “For more than 110 years we have been committed to providing the best health care to the High Point community and we will continue to focus on that in the years ahead.”
For 2014-15, U.S. News evaluated hospitals in 16 adult specialties and ranked the top 50 in most of the specialties. Just three percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals that were analyzed for Best Hospitals 2014-15 earned national ranking in even one specialty.
U.S. News also recognizes hospitals that perform nearly at the level of their nationally ranked peers and represent valuable regional sources of quality care.
“The data tell the story – a hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of,” says U.S. News Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “A Best Hospital has demonstrated its expertise in treating the most challenging patients.”
U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to help guide patients who need a high level of care because they face particularly difficult surgery, a challenging condition or extra risk because of age or multiple health problems. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, adequacy of nurse staffing levels and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.
The specialty rankings and data were produced for U.S. News by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Using the same data, U.S. News produced the state and metro rankings.
The rankings are freely available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals
and will appear in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2015” guidebook, available in August.