What Makes UPMC Horizon Special
Honors and Accreditations
UPMC Horizon is a hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which is one of only 14 hospitals nationwide to earn “Honor Roll” status in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s “America’s Best Hospitals” 2010 survey.
In addition to earning Honor Roll status, UPMC is highly ranked in 15 of 16 medical specialty areas.
UPMC Horizon has been named as a top hospital in inpatient satisfaction among UPMC hospitals by Press Ganey Associates, an independent consulting agency.
The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JACHO) and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) of the American Osteopathic Association.
The medical staff offers a breadth of services, not normally found in community hospitals, such as:
- Bariatric surgery
- General and minimally invasive surgery
- Infectious disease
- Invasive cardiology
- Plastic surgery
- Pulmonology/critical care
- Spine surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Vascular surgery