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
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
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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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