San Antonio, June 28, 2013…A report published by Becker’s Hospital Review shows Methodist Hospital among the top five largest hospitals in the nation and the largest in the state of Texas. With more than 1,500 licensed beds, Methodist Hospital shares a provider number with Methodist Children’s Hospital, Methodist Heart Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Northeast Methodist Hospital and Methodist Texsan Hospital.
The list was devised with Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. The largest hospitals in America and the number of licensed beds they maintain include:
1. New York-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City) — 2,292
2. Florida Hospital Orlando — 2,141
3. Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami) — 1,724
4. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian — 1,590
5. Methodist Hospital (San Antonio) — 1,536
Methodist Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and has built a reputation for outstanding medical services in the areas of oncology, neurosciences, organ transplantation, stem cell transplants, cardiology, pediatrics, emergency care, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and robotic surgery.
“In the case of Methodist Healthcare, bigger is better. Across San Antonio, our physicians, nurses and outstanding support staff are providing cutting-edge medical services that bring high quality care to the people of our community and throughout South Texas,” said Jaime Wesolowski, President & CEO, Methodist Healthcare System.
“Most importantly, our team is honored to be able to carry out our mission at the bedside of each adult and child. Serving humanity to honor God is not just our mission, it’s our passion.”