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 eighth in Southeast Pennsylvania and 13th in Pennsylvania. Doylestown Hospital also achieved “High Performing” status for aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hip replacement and knee replacement. According to U.S. News, Doylestown Hospital performs significantly better than the national average for measures such as patient outcomes, patient safety and nurse staffing.
Doylestown Hospital also earned an “Excellent” rating in patient experience for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), lung cancer surgery, and hip and knee replacements.
“Doylestown Hospital provides an expanding array of specialty services with extremely skilled clinical teams and a growing, focused and talented medical staff,” said Dr. Scott Levy, vice president and chief medical officer. “Our performance as a nonprofit community health system and the high marks we receive for patient safety and experience are often a model for others seeking to achieve excellence.”
“We relentlessly pursue excellence in quality care at Doylestown Health,” President and CEO Jim Brexler added. “This is how we remain relevant and indispensable to our community, as we have for nearly 100 years. We frequently achieve regional and national recognition for the care we provide; however, our focus is always on what’s most important to the patients, family and community we serve.”
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 31st 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.