INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center is recognized as Oklahoma’s Best Regional Hospital for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth consecutive year the hospital has received the overall top ranking for both the city and state.
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center ranks high-performing in the following procedures and conditions: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD and Hip Replacement.
Hospitals that achieved “high-performing” ratings for at least four types of care are designated as Best Regional Hospitals. “It’s an elite status. Of nearly 5,000 hospitals whose data were evaluated by our health care analysts, barely 10 percent earned the right to be called Best Regional Hospitals,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News.
The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.
“Both consumers and health care professionals recognize U.S. News hospital rankings as the ‘gold standard’ of excellence in U.S. hospital care,” said Bruce Lawrence, president and chief executive officer of INTEGRIS. “These awards are based not on someone’s opinion or on a few isolated data points, but rather on in-depth analyses of vast and varied types of information about actual patient care and outcomes.”
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
The rankings are published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook. For more information, visit Best Hospitals and use #BestHospitals on Facebook and Twitter.