US News and World Report

Organization: Date:
August, 2016
Awarded By:
US News & World Report Award

Long Beach Memorial: Long Beach Memorial has appeared on many national “Best Hospitals” lists in numerous clinical categories since U.S. News & World Report began its annual rankings. In this year’s results, Long Beach Memorial received “high-performance” rankings in eight clinical specialty areas, including three new categories of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Colon Cancer Surgery and Lung Cancer Surgery as well as Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement. It is also among a small percentage of U.S. hospitals consistently recognized for outstanding dedication to patient safety by maintaining a top “A” grade in eight of nine Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score evaluations for its ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents and infections. 

Orange Coast Memorial: Orange Coast Memorial, ranked a top Orange County Workplace for five consecutive years and consistently voted by readers of the Orange County Register as a Top Orange County Hospital, also was identified in a large number of “high-performance” rankings in U.S. News & World Report. These include Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Colon Cancer Surgery. Orange Coast Memorial has been widely recognized for its commitment to patient quality and safety by achieving an “A” grade in seven of nine Hospital Safety Score evaluations—considered the gold standard measure for hospital safety.

Saddleback Memorial: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center also received recognition by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally it has again been named one of Healthgrades 2016 America’s 50 Best Hospitals and Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best hospital in the Best of Orange County poll of readers of the Orange County Register and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Press Release:
MemorialCare Health System Hospitals Rank Among California’s Best in U.S. News & World Report’s Listings of Best Hospitals