IN NORTH CAROLINA More than a dozen North Carolina hospitals are considered among the best in the country, according to a new ranking. The ranking, released Tuesday, ranks a hospital's specialties based on the survival rates of its sickest patients, according to the report. News, 531 were recognised as Best Regional Hospitals, based on how well they performed in multiple areas of care. News & World Report compiled the list of the best hospitals in conjunction with RTI International, a leading research organisation based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
The Medical University of South Carolina was ranked the number one hospital in the Palmetto State for the fourth consecutive year, according to the new rankings by U. The only other Charleston hospital on the list, released July 27, was Roper Hospital, which ranked sixth in the state. News also announced the 20 hospitals that made this year's Honor Roll, which recognizes top hospitals across the country that provide exceptional treatment in multiple areas of care. The overall ranking is determined by factors such as hospital volume and nurse staffing and surveys of board-certified physicians, according to the report's methods.
The data used to determine this year's Best Hospitals came from a period prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning that the rankings were not affected by the effect of the pandemic on hospitals. News & World Report's 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 nursing quality, among other care-related indicators. As a Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) clinical health system, MUSC Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent and compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Lexington Medical is the only hospital in the Midlands area to be named one of the best in the state.
With some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach centres, MUSC's School of Medicine, physician practice plan and nearly 275 telehealth facilities, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals located in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. The goal of the ranking is to help patients choose a hospital based on the specific type of care they need. News and World Report, ranks the best hospitals overall, as well as others that consistently provide the best care. Well, I went and examined the sources to find the "best hospitals" here in South Carolina.