Children’s National Medical Center in D.C. and John’s Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore performed well in U.S. News’s rankings for 2018. See how well they scored.
“Many readmissions may be due to clinical deterioration of disease, new medical problems, a planned readmission because of a staged procedure — things that are outside the control of the medical system or outside, potentially, the control of the patient or their family,” says Dr. John Lynch, vice president and chief medical officer for Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
Hospitals and health care facilities have been stepping up efforts to best accommodate LGBTQ patients by implementing new protocols and processes. But despite these developments, there are still many steps hospitals and health care providers can take to ensure optimal care.
When spirituality — whatever gives a patient’s life meaning — is tended to, it can improve patient outcomes including quality of life and can reduce the cost of care. When spirituality is neglected, on the other hand, patient suffering can intensify.
While some hospitals in the D.C. area rank among the top 50 for certain specialties, only one earned a spot on a list of best-performing hospitals in the country.
The Best Hospitals Honor Roll takes both the specialty rankings and the procedure and condition ratings into account.
U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals for their handling of nine surgical procedures and chronic conditions: colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, COPD, heart failure, heart bypass surgery, aortic valve surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, knee replacement and hip replacement.
Hospitals are using a wide array of technology to provide a better experience for patients and their loved ones. This ranges from apps that help determine the risk of breast cancer women face to devices that let medical professionals conduct examinations remotely.
Two children’s hospitals in the D.C. area rank among the 10 best in the nation, according to new ratings from U.S. News and World Report, which tally up the best-performing children’s hospitals across 10 pediatric specialties, including cancer, cardiology, neonatal care and neurology.
WASHINGTON — When the prognosis isn’t good, the nation’s top hospitals are at their best. In the 26th annual edition of “Best Hospitals” from U.S. News & World Report, Massachusetts General, in Boston, ranks at…
Johns Hopkins Hospital reclaimed the top spot on U.S. News & World Report\’s rankings of the nation\’s best hospitals. Locally, Inova Fairfax Hospital is the top D.C.-area hospital.
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