U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kettering Medical Center among the best hospitals for 2019-20. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 30th 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.
Kettering Medical Center is ranked #10 out of 237 hospitals in Ohio and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Ohio River Valley region. It is recognized as high performing in the following specialties:
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
- Colon Cancer Surgery
- Heart Failure Care
- Hip Replacement
- Knee Replacement
- Lung Cancer Surgery
“We are extremely pleased and proud to receive this recognition from U.S. News & World Report,” says Wally Sackett, president of Kettering Medical Center. “Our hospital maintains high standards for quality so that we can transform the care experience for each patient who comes through our doors.”
For the 2019-20 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 165 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 U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.