LEWISVILLE, TEXAS – Medical City Lewisville is pleased to announce that it was identified as a High Performer for treatment of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by U.S. News and World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
“This recognition reinforces our hospital’s dedication to providing high quality and compassionate care to our communities,” said Sharn Barbarin, FACHE, CEO of Medical City Lewisville. “I am proud of our multidisciplinary team of experienced specialists, caregivers and essential support staff who collaboratively serve our patients to provide comprehensive care.”
For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 152 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
“For nearly three decades, we’ve strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. "By providing the most comprehensive data available, we hope to give patients the information they need to find the best care across a range of specialties.”
The U.S. News and World Report methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.