U.S. News Ranks St. Joseph Hospital Among Best Regional Hospitals for Fourth Consecutive Year

August 14, 2018


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 rankingsU.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.

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