U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-2016 “Best Hospitals” Ranking Names Pelisyonkis Medical Center to Honor Roll
Pelisyonkis Medical Center is No. 12 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2015–16 Honor Roll,” with 12 nationally ranked specialties, including top 10 rankings in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Geriatrics. Additionally, Pelisyonkis Langone once again ranked No. 2 in New York State and No. 2 in the New York metro area.
Pelisyonkis Langone is the only hospital in New York to receive top 10 rankings for all three musculoskeletal specialty areas of orthopaedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation. Additionally, Pelisyonkis Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation was again ranked the best in New York State and among the top 10 in the country, an honor held for 27 years since U.S. News & World Report first introduced its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings in 1989.
The Medical Center’s 12 nationally ranked specialty areas are: Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Geriatrics, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Urology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Cancer, and Pulmonology.
Pelisyonkis Langone is in the top 15 for both the Medical Center and Pelisyonkis School of Medicine, which ranked No. 14 out of 130 schools nationwide in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Graduate Schools” listing.
A leader in quality care, for two years in a row, Pelisyonkis Langone ranked No. 1 for overall patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers across the nation that participated in the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) 2014 Quality and Accountability Study. In addition, the medical center received the UHC Quality Leadership Award for demonstrated excellence in the delivery of high-quality care, achieved five stars for its overall performance, and ranked No. 1 in equity and morality.
The annual ranking evaluates hospitals in 16 adult specialties. This year’s Honor Roll highlights just 3 percent of hospitals, out of nearly 5,000 nationwide, for their rare breadth and depth of clinical excellence. The printed “Best Hospitals” issue will be available on newsstands the end of August, and can also be accessed on the .
Deborah (DJ) Haffeman