DOYLESTOWN – Doylestown Hospital improved its regional and state rankings in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list.
Doylestown Hospital is ranked #7 in the region and #13 in Pennsylvania, an improvement from #14 in the region and #23 in Pennsylvania last year.
U.S. News & World Report also rated Doylestown Hospital as "high performing" in aortic value surgery, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, heart bypass surgery, and hip and knee replacements. Doylestown Hospital was also cited as "excellent" in patient experience for abdominal aortic aneurysm, aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, colon cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip and knee replacement and lung cancer surgery.
"Doylestown Hospital and Doylestown Health are dedicated to continuous improvement in healthcare delivery, quality and outcomes," said Scott Levy, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. "We have earned regional and national recognition from a number of sources, including two consecutive years as one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation, according to The Leapfrog Group. We celebrate the recognitions, but our focus remains on the patient, quality care and superior outcomes."
"The continued national and regional recognition has been a driving force behind One Vision: The Campaign for Doylestown Health," said Jim Brexler, president and CEO. "Renovations and expansion to our facilities and campus are necessary to keep us at the forefront of complex care delivery, offering members of our community access to the most clinically-advanced care available, in a familiar setting close to home."
The 2018-19 rankings compared more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide, based on data in 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. U.S. News recognized the Best Regional Hospitals in 200 metro areas and regions across the U.S., ranking them based on their performance in delivering complex and common care.
View Doylestown Hospital's rankings and recognitions.
About Doylestown Health
Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 239 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.