MedStar Washington Hospital Center Named to Becker’s “100 Great Hospitals in America”
Becker's Hospital Review has named MedStar Washington Hospital Center to its 2014 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America,” a compilation of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health-care facilities in the nation.
April 3, 2014
Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014 — Becker's Hospital Reviewhas named MedStar Washington Hospital Center to its 2014 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America,” a compilation of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health-care facilities in the nation.
Becker’s recognized the Hospital Center for its reputation as the medical center where other hospitals send their most complicated cases. It also cited the U.S.News & World Reportranking as one of the top 30 hospitals in the country for cardiology and heart surgery in 2013-14, the only heart program in the Washington metropolitan area to earn a national ranking.
To develop the list, the Becker's editorial team conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated reputable hospital ranking sources, including U.S.News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals, HealthGrades and several other resources.Becker’s, a publishing group that offers hospital and health care news and analysis, described each institution as having a rich history, strong credentials and a growing focus on how to best care for patients in an era of healthcare reform.
In December, Becker’s also named MedStar Washington Hospital Center to its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.” Becker’s selected the Hospital Center based on its quality of care, clinical awards and research contributions to cardiovascular care.
About MedStar Washington Hospital Center
MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 926-bed, major teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private, not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital, among the 50 largest hospitals in the nation and a major referral center for the most complex tertiary services. It consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals as recognized by U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital Center is a respected top facility in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, orthopaedics, pulmonology and urology. It operates MedSTAR, one of the country’s top shock-trauma and medevac programs, and also operates the region’s only adult burn center.
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