UPMC Again Earns Top-10 Spot on U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals
UPMC Ranks #1 in Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH, July 16, 2013
clinches the 10th place in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals for the second year in a row – again making it the highest-ranked medical center in Pennsylvania.
“This prestigious recognition speaks to the skill and commitment of UPMC physicians, nurses and staff as they continue to provide exceptional care to our community. UPMC is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our patients, and we are honored when our excellence in health care is recognized,” said Elizabeth Concordia
, executive vice president of UPMC and president of the Hospital and Community Services Division. “We are proud that patients continue to choose us to deliver world-class care right here in western Pennsylvania.”
Nationally, UPMC is ranked for excellence in 15 of the 16 specialty areas, and is among the top 10 hospitals in eight specialties: Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Psychiatry; Pulmonology and Rheumatology.
Last month, U.S. News named its 2013 Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals, on which Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
ranked 10th. This year marks UPMC’s 14th appearance on the Honor Roll.
“UPMC’s national ranking highlights our unique combination of superb medical care, a leading health insurance plan and close ties to one of the nation’s best medical schools at the University of Pittsburgh,” added Steven Shapiro, M.D.
, executive vice president and chief medical and scientific officer, UPMC. “We are proud to be a leader on the U.S. News Honor Roll — but, most importantly, to be leading the way in developing new and better ways of taking care of patients.”