BOCA RATON, FL – August 14, 2018 – Boca Raton Regional Hospital has again been recognized as a top-ranked
regional hospital in
U.S. News & World Report’s 2018–2019 annual review of its Best Hospitals. The Hospital is currently ranked 13th out of approximately 300 hospitals in Florida and 3rd in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area, making it the highest ranked
hospital in Palm Beach County. Last year, Boca Regional was ranked 16th in Florida and 6th in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.
U.S. News & World Report also ranked Boca Regional as a high-performing hospital in abdominal aortic
aneurysm repair, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon cancer surgery,
heart failure and lung cancer surgery.
“We are honored to have this recognition by
U.S. News & World Report for the 4th consecutive year,” said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO of Boca
Raton Regional Hospital. “It is strong testimony to our commitment
to provide high quality healthcare that includes a spectrum of advanced
clinical programs, the latest in medical technology, outstanding nursing
and leading specialists in their respective fields.”
For the 2018–19 rankings,
U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties,
procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were
ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area,
U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed
decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions
or for common elective procedures. The
U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or
entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission
rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing,
among other care-related indicators.
“For nearly 30 years,
U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers
nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health
U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available, we give patients
and their physicians’ information to support their search for the
best care across a range of specialties.”
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital (BRRH) is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com) with 400 beds, 2,800 employees and more than 800 primary and specialty
physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in Oncology,
Cardiovascular Disease and Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopedics,
Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences, all of
which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The
Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency
for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Michael Maucker, 561.955.4706