U.S. News & World Report Names Mission Hospital Among Best Hospitals

August 14, 2018

Mission Hospital has been ranked the No. 7 hospital in the Los Angeles metro area by U.S. News and World Report, among the top 3 in Orange County, and No. 12 in the state of California. Nationally, Mission Hospital received high ratings in the areas of gastroenterology and GI surgery; and, pulmonology. Mission Hospital was ranked as a high performing hospital in several key specialty areas including neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, nephrology, diabetes and endocrinology, and more.

“This is a shining testament of the efforts of our nurses, physicians and staff at Mission Hospital and their relentless pursuit of excellence in providing exceptional care to our patients,” said Tarek Salaway, chief executive of Mission Hospital. “As one of the highest ranked hospitals in Orange County, it is a privilege to serve as we provide our community confidence in the care they receive, defined by excellence, compassion and dignity.” 

U.S. News and World Report Hospitals rankings help patients make informed decisions in their medical team and place of care. U.S. News and World Report analyzes outcome data from nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to rank hospitals in 16 adult specialties from cancer to urology. Survival rates, patient safety, specialized services, patient experience and hospital clinical reputation were among the factors weighed. Across the country, only 158 hospitals ranked in at least one of the specialties in 2018-19. See the full list of the Los Angeles and Orange County hospital rankings.

About Mission Hospital

Mission Hospital is a state-of-the art, 523-bed acute care regional medical center in Mission Viejo, California. As one of the busiest designated adult and pediatric Level II Trauma Centers in the state of California, Mission Hospital provides a full range of reputable specialty health care services with highly skilled teams treating a multitude of complex conditions. Services include a full range of expertise in cardiovascular, neuroscience and spine, orthopedics, cancer care, women’s services, mental health and wellness, head and neck, and a variety of other specialty services. Mission Hospital in Laguna Beach (MHLB) provides South Orange County coastal communities with 24-hour emergency and intensive care as well as medical-surgical/telemetry services, orthopedics, general and GI surgery. CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital is a 54-bed facility that is the area’s only dedicated pediatric hospital.

Fully accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, Mission Hospital is highly recognized for its high quality of care, evidenced through a multitude of healthcare quality benchmarks, including the prestigious 5-Star rating award—the highest possible score—for Quality of Care by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Mission Hospital is part of St. Joseph Health, a not-for-profit provider of integrated health care. Together, we work to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. For more information, visit www.mission4health.com.

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