San Antonio hospital named No. 1 for the fourth straight year

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — U.S. News and World Report is naming Methodist Hospital in San Antonio the No. 1 Best Regional Hospital for 2022-23.

It is the fourth consecutive year the hospital has been given the award for top-notch performance in the adult specialty rankings analysis.

“This recognition not only reflects our team members’ and physicians’ commitment to safety, clinical outcomes, and patient experiences, but it also illustrates our efforts in ensuring our patients have access to the highest level of care,” commented Dan Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. “Earning this recognition for the fourth year in a row is a testament to the dedication of our entire team. It is an honor to work alongside them as we fulfill our mission and prioritize patient-centered care.”

Methodist Hospital is recognized as having exceptional performance in eleven procedures, which is up by three compared to last year. These include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, knee replacement, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, and uterine cancer surgery.

Scores are based on several metrics, including survival rates, volume and quality of nursing, patient safety, specialized staff, and hospital satisfaction.

“Despite the demands of a pandemic and aftermath, the resiliency of our providers and staff continues to drive us to maintain excellence. Our focus on patient safety, experience, and excellent quality outcomes are the pillars of our commitment to each patient we care for,” commented Diana Henderson, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Methodist Hospital.

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