U.S. News & World Report names UnityPoint Health® - St. Luke's Hospital among the best in Iowa
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s Hospital is among the nation’s Best Regional Hospitals, according to U.S. News and World Report. St. Luke’s is once again ranked second best hospital in Iowa in the U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 edition.
St. Luke’s was ranked high performing in the Adult Specialties of geriatrics and pulmonology and ranked high performing in seven Common Adult Procedure and Condition Ratings.
The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 28th year, recognizes hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
St. Luke’s was rated high performing in aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hip and knee in Common Adult Procedure and Condition Ratings.
U.S. News and World Report evaluates approximately 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, number of patients, infection, nurse staffing and more.
U.S. News first began publishing hospital rankings in 1990 as part of an expanding group of consumer advice products.
The rankings have been published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in print in the U.S. News Best Hospitals guidebook.