COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
is recognized as a national leader in nine specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals”
rankings released today. In total, 11 Ohio State specialties ranked in the top 10% of all hospitals in the country. It’s Ohio State’s 28th consecutive year with nationally ranked specialties.
Additionally, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center ranks as Columbus’ “Best Hospital” and second in Ohio behind Cleveland Clinic.
“I’m incredibly proud that Ohio State is consistently a national and statewide leader in health care excellence,” said Dr. Hal Paz
, executive vice president and chancellor for health affairs at The Ohio State University and CEO of the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. “We are focused on providing the highest-quality care and experience for our patients, whether they are from central Ohio or far beyond.”
The “Best Hospitals” rankings are based on several national criteria, including clinical outcomes, reputation among physicians and patient experience. The rankings are considered a trusted resource for consumers and a benchmarking tool for the health care industry.
“Independent and well-respected evaluations such as these recognize our unwavering commitment to our patients and their families to be our best every day. We are grateful to every member of our talented team for their role in our success,” Paz said.
The “America’s Best Hospitals” issue is compiled using annual data on more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals.
Media Contact: Marti Leitch, Wexner Medical Center Media Relations, 614-293-3737 or Marti.Leitch@osumc.edu