Following a year of delivering outstanding patient care, Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka is proud to announce that it has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2023-2024 Best Hospitals. The rankings assist patients and their doctors in choosing the right hospital for them. Overall, U.S. News ranked St. Joseph Hospital #68 in the state of California out of 420 hospitals evaluated.
St. Joseph Hospital was named as a Best Regional Hospital on the North Coast in the 2023-2024 “Best Hospital” Rankings. U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions; only 12% of evaluated hospitals earned a Best Hospitals ranking. Hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level of nursing care and patient experience.
“Providence St. Joseph Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of care to our friends, families and neighbors in Humboldt County and ensuring every patient has access to leading-edge procedures and research-backed treatments,” Interim Chief Executive and Chief Medical Officer Ranjit Hundal, MD, said. “I want to congratulate our physicians, nurses and staff members who made this achievement possible by providing exceptional outcomes for our community.”
In addition to the Best Regional Hospital recognition, St. Joseph Hospital received acclaim as a High Performing hospital in seven common procedures or conditions – colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, kidney disease, and pneumonia. This is the highest distinction a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings.
The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.
“For 34 years, U.S. News has provided data-informed rankings to help patients and their doctors find the best hospital to treat their illness or condition,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News.
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