For the second straight year, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee has been named the top hospital in Southeastern Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine on Tuesday released its highly respected rankings of national, state and regional hospitals. We continue to be the fifth-ranked hospital in the state of California, and given the size of the state and hundreds of hospitals that are here, that's a tremendous accolade for us.
Bronson ranked ninth in the state and Borgess ranked fourteenth.
Holland Hospital is named as a high-performing Hospital in hip replacement.
The other top local performer, Froedtert, ranked nationally in the top 50 for three specialties - pulmonology, nephrology, and ear, nose and throat.
MMC also received recognition as a "high performing" hospital in the specialty of urology.
Mercy Medical Center was nationally ranked for its orthopedics practice.
"Our teams of experts provide our patients with a respectful, caring assessment and treatment experience that is effective in reducing symptoms and increasing the skills they need to maintain those gains after leaving Menninger", said Tony Gaglio, interim president and CEO of The Menninger Clinic.
U.S. News & World Report began publishing hospital rankings in 1990 to identify medical centers in various specialties that were best suited for patients whose illnesses pose unusual challenges because of underlying conditions, procedure difficulty or other medical issues that add risk.
U-M's medical facility opened in 1869 and was the country's first university-owned hospital.
It is ranked No. 1 in MI and No. 1 in the metro Detroit area.
UC Davis was the only Sacramento-area hospital to be ranked among the top 50 US hospitals when it comes to complex specialty care.
Four California hospitals again made it onto U.S. News' honor roll of the top 20 hospitals in the nation.
Duke has consistently rated among the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News, coming in 17th place a year ago and ranking as high as 8th place in 2012. It includes a network of more than 1,000 primary care and specialty physicians, more than 6,000 employees, medical centers in Concord and Walnut Creek, including Contra Costa County's only trauma center, and a Behavioral Health Center. In 12 of the 16 specialties, ranking is determined by an extensive data-driven analysis that combines measures of performance in three primary dimensions of healthcare: structure, process and outcomes. Of the 16 specialty areas, only 152 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty.