Jefferson University Hospitals Advanced Medicine, Superior Care Recognized by
U.S.News & World Reports Americas Best Hospitals for 1999
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was ranked among Americas Best Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in 12 categories, tripling last years number. In addition, the hospital ranked best in the Delaware Valley for cardiology and heart surgery (where Jefferson was the only area hospital to be ranked), orthopedics and rehabilitation.
Congratulations and thanks to everyone who contributed to Jeffersons achievement of this outstanding recognition as a national leader in providing quality health care for our patients, said Thomas J. Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer for the Hospital.
Simplfying the names of several categories ranked, U.S.News & World Report recognized Jeffersons excellence in:
Also Wills Eye Hospital, which serves as Jefferson Hospitals Department of Ophthalmology, was ranked as third in the nation and first in Philadelphia for ophthalmology.
In addition, member hospitals of the Jefferson Health System were ranked best for rehabilitation in the Delaware Valley, with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Albert Einstein Medical Center (Moss Rehabilitation) and Magee Rehabilitation the only area hospitals achieving recognition. You can link to the complete rankings through www.jeffersonhealth.org