Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among Top in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia

07/21/15

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U.S. News & World Report Names Thomas Jefferson University Hospital  and Specialties to National Rankings

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital topped the list of hospitals in Pennsylvania (4th) and the Philadelphia metro area (2nd) in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the best hospitals and specialties.

“Jefferson’s quality care is built on a commitment to putting our patients and their families first,” said Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. “It is an honor to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the excellent healthcare we provide to the communities we serve.”

U.S. News & World Report, which compiles and publishes the defining surveys in healthcare, ranked seven Jefferson specialties as among the nation’s best:

In addition, six Jefferson specialties earned high marks and are listed in the high performing category: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology and Pulmonology.

“This recognition is a testament to the extraordinary work performed each day here at Jefferson by our talented physicians, nurses and staff,” said Richard Webster, RN, MSN, President of Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.

The rankings are published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in print in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2016” guidebook, available in bookstores and on newsstands in August.

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Gail Benner
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Phone: 215-955-2240