The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) has announced that it has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in heart failure care by U.S. News & World Report.
“The Brooklyn Hospital Center is incredibly proud to have earned the prestigious distinction of being evaluated as among the best hospitals in heart failure care by U.S. News & World Report,” said Gary Terrinoni, TBHC’s president and CEO. “Our physicians, nurses and staff work extremely hard to provide the highest quality care to our heart failure patients, and this recognition demonstrates it. Across TBHC, we are committed to providing the best care possible and keeping Brooklyn healthy.”
“U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 27th year, helps guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.
For 2016-2017, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care.
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
The rankings are published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook.