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U.S. News & World Report Names Mon Health Medical Center Among Top 3 Hospital in West Virginia

Posted Date: 7/31/2019
Mon Health Medical Center is proud to be ranked as a top 3 hospital in West Virginia, and a top performer when it comes to patient experience in the state according to the U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 Best Regional Hospital Rankings.

Mon Health Medical Center was named the #3 hospital in West Virginia according to the U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 best Regional Hospitals rankings. For the 2019-20 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

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. This award is based on several key measures, including nurse staffing and patient safety. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.

MHMC was recognized as "High Performing" in four adult procedures or conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, aortic valve surgery and lung cancer surgery. Eligibility to be rated in procedures and conditions is based on the number of patients treated during the evaluation period and focuses on typical Medicare patients.

"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."

In addition to high performing procedures and conditions, MHMC is honored to receive a high patient experience rating. MHMC is rated at the top of the top three hospitals in the state with 4/5 stars for excellent patient experience.

'We know that we provide the best patient care possible at Mon Health Medical Center. Our patients and visitors share their positive stories with us regularly," said David Goldberg, President and CEO of Mon Health System. "As an advanced acute care hospital, we are honored to be recognized as the best of the best in our state. Such national recognition would not be possible without the caliber of the medical staff, nurses, clinical staff and colleagues who lead in delivering best in class care that is always patient centered. We are blessed with the best staff at MHMC and our recognition shows we are leading the way to improve health outcomes in the communities we serve."

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