US News and World report names Providence St. Peter Hospital 3rd in state and top hospital in region

July 28, 2021 Providence News Team

Washington, D.C. – Providence St. Peter Hospital has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 32nd 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.

Providence St. Peter:

“This recognition validates the commitment and hard work of the nearly 5,000 Providence caregivers here in Southwest Washington, along with independent physicians, the Providence Medical Group, Providence Centralia Hospital all coming together to care for our patients,” said Providence Southwest Chief Executive Darin Goss. “Honors such as this in so many areas across the care continuum wouldn’t be possible without collaboration. It is a testament of the high-quality care we provide to our patients right here close to home.”

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. Providence St. Peter earned “High Performing” ratings for 16 specialties/procedures, in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. “High Performing” is the highest rating U.S. News awards for these types of care.

The 16 high performing areas Providence St. Peter was recognized in include:

  • Cancer care
    • Colon Cancer Surgery
    • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery
    • Heart Failure
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology (kidney failure)
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
    • Back Surgery
    • Stroke
  • Orthopedics
    • Back Surgery
    • Knee Replacement
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Fracture
  • Pulmonology and Lung Surgery
    • Lung Cancer Surgery
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Pneumonia
  • Urology

“This year’s expanded report from U.S. News includes new ratings for important procedures and conditions to help each patient pick the right hospital for the type of care they need,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “Hospitals faced incredible challenges this past year, and the best of them have provided great care throughout the pandemic and continue to offer excellent care today.”

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.

 Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

For more information about the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, please visit the FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2022” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469975), available for pre-order now from the U.S. News Online Store and for purchase at other bookstores October 5.

For more information, visit Best Hospitals and use #BestHospitals on Facebook and Twitter.

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