U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kettering Medical Center among the best hospitals for 2017-18. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
Kettering Medical Center is ranked #18 out of 220 hospitals in Ohio, and is recognized among the Best Hospitals in the Dayton metro area and the Ohio River Valley region. It is recognized as high performing in the following specialties:
- Hip Replacement
- Knee Replacement
- Colon Cancer Surgery
“What an honor for U.S. News & World Report to once again recognize Kettering Medical Center for our quality care,” says Jarrod McNaughton, president of Kettering Medical Center. “This ranking reflects our success in focusing on doing what is best for our patients in a caring environment that promotes healing.”
The U.S. News methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.
For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 146 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.