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Sherman Oaks Hospital Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2017-2018 High Performing Hospital

08-22-2017

Specialty Recognition Includes High Performing Ratings in Treatment of Geriatrics & Heart Failure (CHF)

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., August 22, 2017 – Sherman Oaks Hospital today announced that it has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2017-2018 High Performing Hospital earning high ratings in the treatment of Geriatrics and Heart Failure (CHF). The annual Best Hospitals recognition, now in its 28th year, is designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.

“This recognition echoes our consistent message to patients, families, and the community that our commitment to high-quality care is our top priority,” said Bockhi Park, Chief Executive Officer for Sherman Oaks Hospital. “We are thankful to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report in the field of Geriatrics and Cardiology. These awards reflect the hard work and dedication our physicians, clinicians, nurses, and staff contribute in pursuit of providing excellent, compassionate care to all patients.”

For the 2017-2018 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.

In addition to the U.S. News & World Report awards, Sherman Oaks Hospitals has been recognized for its quality of care by receiving honors from The Joint Commission, Truven Analytics, Healthgrades, among others.

“For nearly three decades, we’ve strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare --more-- Sherman Oaks Hospital ▪ 4929 Van Nuys Blvd. ▪ Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 ▪ 818-981-7111 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 2017-2018 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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