Methodist Hospital receives Best Regional Hospital recognition by U.S. News & World Report two consecutive years

San Antonio, TX ― Methodist Hospital was named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital for 2020-21 by the U.S. News and World Report, released Tuesday, July 28. Methodist Hospital is the only hospital in San Antonio to receive this designation. A best regional hospital ranking is determined by a hospital’s performance in the adult specialty rankings analysis. Methodist Hospital ranked high performance in five procedures/conditions: Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Failure, Heart Bypass Surgery, Knee Replacement and COPD. Scores are based largely on objective measures, such as survival rates, volume and quality of nursing, patient safety, specialized staff and hospital satisfaction.

“Earning this recognition for a second year in a row, especially amidst a pandemic, affirms our continued commitment to providing our patients with unsurpassed experiences and the best care possible,” commented Dan Miller, CEO of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. “It is an incredible honor and could only be achieved by the exceptional work of our team members and physicians who consistently exemplify our mission of serving humanity to honor God.”

For the 2020-2021 rankings, U.S. News & World Report evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide in 16 specialties and 10 procedures and conditions. U.S. News and World Report is the global leader in quality rankings; these annual ratings are designed to help patients and physicians make informed decisions about where to receive care for specific medical needs, such as common elective procedures and complex surgeries.