Hospitals Also Recognized as “High Performing” for Several Common Adult Procedures and Conditions
Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital have been recognized as a “Best Hospital” for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. Memorial Regional Medical Center ranked second in the Richmond, Va. Metro Area and 14th in Virginia overall. St. Mary’s Hospital ranked third in the Richmond, Va. Metro Area and 17th in Virginia overall.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 31st year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
“Bon Secours is honored that Memorial Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital have recieved the second and third place rankings in the Richmond area by U.S. News & World Report in its “Best Hospitals” listings, respecitvely,” says Faraaz Yousuf, president, Bon Secours Richmond. “This recognition speaks to the quality, compassionate care that our providers, nurses and clinical staff provide to our patients each and every day.”
For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties, 10 procedures and conditions. Fewer than a third of all hospitals received any high-performing rating, and only 37 earned this rating in all 10 Procedures & Conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized best regional hospitals based on high performing rankings across multiple areas of care.
In addition, Memorial Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital both earned high performing ratings for common adult procedures and conditions in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. Memorial Regional received high performing ratings for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement procedures. St. Mary’s Hospital received high performing ratings for heart failure hip replacement and knee replacement procedures.
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators. For more information about the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, please visit Best Hospitals.