Jefferson Health - New Jersey Ranked ‘High Performing’ in 7 Clinical Categories In U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 ‘Best Hospitals’
July 29, 2021 (Voorhees, NJ) -- Jefferson Health - New Jersey has been ranked as “High Performing” in seven clinical categories in the just-released “Best Hospitals” ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Its “High Performing” areas are: Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Knee Replacement, Kidney Failure, and Stroke.
Comprised of three acute care hospitals located in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, Jefferson Health - New Jersey is also “Recognized in Southern New Jersey” in the rankings for its high-quality care.
Jefferson NJ President & Chief Operating Officer Brian Sweeney says the U.S. News & World Report rankings “serve as confirmation that South Jersey residents can access world-class care right in their own communities, at Jefferson hospitals.”
Ninety-nine New Jersey hospitals were evaluated for the ranking. Thirteen, including Jefferson, met high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. Along with its “High Performing” clinical areas, Jefferson Health NJ is ranked the 10th best hospital in New Jersey and the 12th-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report, placing it in the top 10 percent of NJ hospitals overall, based on this ranking.
For the 2021-2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report evaluated nearly every hospital nationwide—more than 4,500 in total. The annual rankings, now in their 32nd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors make informed decisions about where to receive care. In the latest edition, seven new Procedures and Conditions ratings have been added, diversifying the portfolio to 17 services in all. The new ratings – covering Heart Attack, Stroke, Pneumonia, Diabetes, Kidney Failure, Hip Fracture and Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) – emphasize the importance of targeted research and care that provides patients and their doctors with data-driven decision support. For more information, visit Best Hospitals.