ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Presbyterian Hospital* was again named best regional hospital by U.S. News & World Report and was also recognized as a High Performing Hospital in eight areas of care:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Colon Cancer Surgery
Hip and Knee Replacements
For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers across the nation, in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 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. Evaluations are based on patient outcomes measurements such as 30-day survival, as well as structural and process measurements such as patient satisfaction, the availability of advanced technologies, nursing quality, specialty-specific certifications, services for patients and their families, and expert opinions of specialists in the field. The data used for the 2021-22 hospital rankings predates the COVID-19 outbreak.
For more than 30 years, the annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings have assisted patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
* This distinction recognizes Presbyterian's three Central New Mexico hospitals – Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Rust Medical Center and Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital. Combined data from all three Central New Mexico hospitals were submitted under the umbrella of Presbyterian Hospital.
About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s largest private employer with more than 13,000 employees.