July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties.

The rankings, now in their 24th year, cover nearly 5,000 medical centers across the country and span 16 medical specialties, from cancer to neurology & neurosurgery. Hospitals that ranked nationally in any specialty have the skill and experience to treat the most complex and demanding cases that can arise in that area of medicine.

Specifically, Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center received the following recognitions:

 

Mercy Medical Center

Overall

•    Ranked #26 in Ohio
•    Recognized in Glaciated Plateau

Rankings for Adult Specialties

High-Performing   

•    in Pulmonology
•    in Urology

Read more about Mercy Medical Center's rankings at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/oh/mercy-medical-center-6410290.


St. John Medical Center

Overall

•    Ranked #19 in Ohio
•    Recognized in Glaciated Plateau
•    Ranked #7 in Cleveland metro area

Rankings for Adult Specialties

High-Performing   

•    in Ear, Nose & Throat
•    in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
•    in Geriatrics
•    in Nephrology
•    in Neurology & Neurosurgery
•    in Pulmonology
•    in Urology

Read more about St. John Medical Center's rankings at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/oh/st-john-medical-center-6419020.

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