Three Providence Southern California recognized by U.S. News & World Report

August 03, 2016

U.S. News & World Report today recognized three Providence medical centers in the Los Angeles area as high performing in a total of eight specialties.

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills was honored as high performing in diabetes and endocrinology and in gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, pulmonology and urology; Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica was recognized for treating congestive heart failure and in performing knee and hip replacements; and Providence Tarzana Medical Center for excelling in geriatrics.

“This recognition shows the expertise of our care teams in a wide range of specialties at Providence hospitals,” said Lanny Eason, M.D., chief medical officer, Providence Southern California. “Our clinicians strive for this clinical excellence in delivering care for our patients through their skills, patient education, care coordination, technology and patient-centered outcomes.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care.

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

“U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of.”