U.S. News & World Report Names The Queen’s Medical Center Best in Hawaii

07.30.2019

 

Honolulu – The Queen’s Medical Center has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 30th 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.

The Queen’s Medical Center was ranked as the #1 Hospital in Hawaii.

Queen’s also was rated as High Performing, or in the top 10% of the nation, in the following specialties:

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
  • Urology

Queen’s was also rated as High Performing Procedures/Conditions in:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Replacement

“The Queen’s Medical Center is proud to be recognized once again as a top hospital by U.S. News & World Report,” said Leslie B. Chun M.D., Chief Medical Officer & Chief Quality Officer, The Queen’s Medical Center. “This is a very strong showing for us. Every day, our physicians, nurses and team work together to put our patients first and to provide quality health care to all of the people of Hawaii.”

For the 2019-20 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 165 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 30 years, U.S. News has 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 on nearly every hospital across the United States, we give patients, families and physicians information to support their search for the best care across a range of procedures, conditions and specialties.”

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 2019-20 rankings and ratings, please visit the FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2020” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469937), available for pre-order now from the U.S. News Online Store and for purchase at other bookstores in mid-September.

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

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