The Queen’s Medical Center (Queen’s) has been named the top hospital in Hawaiʻi in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings released today. This marks the 11th straight year that Queen’s has earned the #1 spot.
The annual Best Hospitals report, now in its 34th year, is designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about choosing the right hospital for them.
“Our caregivers at The Queen’s Medical Center continue to demonstrate unwavering perseverance, innovation and aloha. We thank them for the outstanding care they provide to our patients on a daily basis. It is because of their dedication and commitment that this national distinction is possible,” said Jill Hoggard Green, PhD, RN, President and CEO of The Queen’s Health System.
“We thank each and every member of our ‘ohana for helping to make Queen’s Hawai‘i’s lifetime partner in health,” said Rick Bruno, M.D., President of The Queen’s Medical Center. “Queen’s is proud to be recognized once again as a top hospital by U.S. News & World Report. This honor is a reflection of the hard work and deep commitment of our caregivers in delivering high-quality, compassionate health care to all the people of Hawaiʻi.”
Queen’s was rated as “High Performing” in the following specialties:
- Diabetes and Endocrinology (Ranked #49 in the Nation)
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (Ranked #49 in the Nation)
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
- Orthopedics (Ranked #14 in the Nation)
- Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (Ranked #50 in the Nation)
- Urology (Ranked in a Tie as #43 in the Nation)
Queen’s was also rated as High Performing in the following procedures/conditions:
- Aortic Valve Surgery
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Colon Cancer Surgery
- Heart Attack
- Heart Bypass Surgery
- Heart Failure
- Hip Fracture
- Kidney Failure
- Knee Replacement
- Leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma
- Lung Cancer Surgery
- Ovarian Cancer Surgery
- Prostate Cancer Surgery
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
- Uterine Cancer Surgery
U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions; only 12% of evaluated hospitals earned a Best Hospitals ranking. Hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level of nursing care and patient experience.
“For 34 years, U.S. News has provided data-informed rankings to help patients and their doctors find the best hospital to treat their illness or condition,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. For more information on the U.S. News Best Hospitals, explore Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #BestHospitals.