Doylestown Hospital is again ranked as one of the best hospitals in the region and Pennsylvania in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings.
Doylestown Hospital is seventh in the Philadelphia Metro Area and 13th in Pennsylvania. Doylestown Hospital also achieved “High Performing” status for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair; aortic valve surgery; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); colon cancer surgery; heart attack; heart bypass surgery; heart failure; hip fracture; hip replacement; kidney failure; knee replacement, and stroke, in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. “High Performing” is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.
The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality such as survival rates, patient experience, and how successfully each hospital helps patients get back home.
U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using a variety of measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.