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Centinela Hospital Medical Center Named to U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 High Performing Hospital List

08-22-2017

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – August 22, 2017 – Centinela Hospital Medical Center today announced that it was named to U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 High Preforming Hospital List for Specialty Rankings in the treatment of Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

The annual Best Hospitals recognition, now in its 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.

For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 146 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.

“Centinela Hospital has a culture that focuses on patient outcomes and effectiveness of care, and our team is committed to delivering excellence in all that we do,” said Linda Bradley, Chief Executive Office, Centinela Hospital Medical Center. “We thank U.S. News & World Report for this special recognition of our facility in the fields of Cardiology and Pulmonology. These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication contributed by our nurses, staff, clinicians, and physicians every day.”

In addition to the U.S. News & World Report awards, Centinela Hospital Medical Center has been recognized for its quality of care, receiving honors from The Joint Commission, Truven Analytics, Healthgrades, The Leapfrog Group, among others.

“For nearly three decades, we’ve strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. "By providing the most comprehensive data available, we hope to give patients the information they need to find the best care across a range of specialties.”

The U.S. News methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

For more information about the 2017-18 rankings, please visit our FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2018” guidebook (ISBN 978-1931469869), available for pre-order from the U.S. News Store for delivery in late August.

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