U.S. News & World Report Names Virtua Voorhees Among Best Hospitals in New Jersey
Virtua Voorhees has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by the U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care.
Virtua Voorhees is ranked as the sixth-best hospital in New Jersey and the tenth-best in the Philadelphia metro area. Additionally, U.S. News designated Virtua Voorhees as a high-performing hospital in five categories of procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, and knee replacement (U.S. News includes Virtua Marlton Hospital in evaluating the performance of Virtua Voorhees.)
Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly is listed as high-performing in treating heart failure.
“Virtua strives to provide genuine, caring service to each person who comes to our hospitals.This placement in the U.S. News rankings is a reflection of that commitment, and we applaud the hospital teams for their dedication, compassion, and professionalism,” says John Matsinger, DO, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Virtua.
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide using largely or entirely objective measures, such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, and quality of nursing, among other indicators. Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. For more information, visit Best Hospitals.
August 20, 2018