Pictured below: The future main entrance of Chester County Hospital
(West Chester, PA) - Penn Medicine hospitals have once again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, achieving Honor Roll status and top rankings in 11 clinical specialties. The combined enterprise of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was named to the prestigious Honor Roll list, and ranked as the #1 hospital in the Philadelphia metro area, in the 2019-2020 annual survey by the magazine.
Out of nearly 5,000 hospitals analyzed nationwide, Penn Medicine is among only 21 institutions to be named to the publication's 2019-2020 Honor Roll. According to the magazine's editors, Honor Roll hospitals each perform near the top of the rankings in at least half a dozen specialty areas.
Locally, Chester County Hospital was ranked, #7 in the Philadelphia region, #13 in the state. In speaking of the recognition Hospital President and CEO Michael Duncan stated, "Year after year Chester County Hospital continues to be recognized for the top of class care we deliver to our community. This honor is a reflection of the clinical excellence, dedication to quality and compassion our care teams provide to our patients, patient families and visitors every day. We are proud to be among our Penn Medicine colleagues - and the only hospital in our service area - to be recognized by U.S. News and World Report."
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian were nationally ranked for excellence in 11 specialties, including Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT), Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery, and Urology.
In addition to Chester County Hospital, all other Penn Medicine hospitals also netted honors: Lancaster General Health (LGH) was ranked #7 in the state. Pennsylvania Hospital was ranked #4 in Philadelphia, #9 in the state, and was nationally ranked in Gynecology and Neurology & Neurosurgery. Princeton Health was ranked #11 in New Jersey.
The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 29th year, recognize hospitals for their exceptional performance, based on outstanding quality, expertise, technology, and experience.
Complete rankings as well as the U.S. News & World Report methodology can be found at www.usnews.com/besthospitals.
About Chester County Hospital
Founded in 1892 as the county's first hospital, the non-profit has grown into a 248-bed acute-care inpatient facility in West Chester, PA. It also has outpatient services in Exton, PA; West Goshen, PA; New Garden, PA; West Grove, PA: Jennersville, PA and Kennett Square, PA. In 2013, Chester County Hospital became part of Penn Medicine, which is one of the world's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to medical education, biomedical research, and excellent patient care. In addition to quality-driven medical and surgical services, Chester County Hospital also offers home health, inpatient hospice and skilled nursing care; occupational medicine; outpatient laboratory, radiology and physical therapy services; wound care; cardiopulmonary rehab; and a prenatal clinic for the under-served. In 2020, Chester County Hospital will complete the largest expansion in its history. The project will welcome a state-of-the-art procedural platform with 15 operating room suites, a 99-bed patient tower, a new main entrance and an expanded and renovated Emergency Department. Learn More! >>