CHI Memorial Named Best Regional Hospital By U.S. News And World Report

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

CHI Memorial is once again the only hospital in Chattanooga to be named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report.  On the list of Best Hospitals in Tennessee, CHI Memorial is ranked second (tied with University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Medical Center), behind Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Only 13 of Tennessee’s 137 hospitals meet U.S. News’ standards and are ranked.

CHI Memorial also received a ‘high performing’ rating in eight surgical procedures and chronic conditions evaluated by U.S. News: colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, COPD, heart failure, heart bypass surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, knee replacement, and hip replacement. 

"We are honored to once again be named Best Regional hospital by U.S. News and World Report.  This achievement is only possible through the hard work of each and every member of the CHI Memorial team”, said Janelle Reilly, market CEO, CHI Memorial.  “This recognition affirms our commitment to provide excellent, high-quality care for everyone who entrusts us with their health care needs.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals analysis reviews hospitals' performance in adult and pediatric clinical specialties, procedures and conditions.  Scores are based on several factors, including survival, patient safety, nurse staffing, and more.

U.S. News & World Report’s 30th annual hospital rankings are designed to help patients and health care consumers make informed decisions about where to receive care for specific medical needs.  A complete list of Best Hospitals in Tennessee is available here.



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