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U.S. News & World Report names Christian Hospital a High Performing Hospital in 1 Adult Specialty & 5 Procedures and Conditions

U.S. News & World Report names Christian Hospital a High Performing Hospital in 1 Adult Specialty & 5 Procedures and Conditions

Christian Hospital has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report for High Performing in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Specialty, and High Performing in five Common Procedures & Conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Kidney Failure.

The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings, now in their seventh year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for common conditions and elective procedures. These ratings extend the U.S. News mission of providing consumers with patient decision support beyond the Best Hospitals rankings, which are geared toward complex specialty care.

Christian Hospital has earned “High Performing” ratings for Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Kidney Failure, in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes. “High Performing” is the highest rating U.S. News awards for those types of care.

“This recognition belongs to the North County community and the dedicated employees and physicians of Christian Hospital – together they have made these achievements possible, and we are truly humbled and honored that our accomplishments are being recognized,” says Rick Stevens, president of Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare. “We continue to see our vision become reality as the place where patients want to come, doctors want to practice and employees want to work and a continual emphasis on our mission of improving the lives of the communities we serve.”

For the 2021-22 ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 17 procedures and conditions. Fewer than a third of all hospitals received any high-performing rating, and only 11 earned this rating in all procedures and conditions. The state and metro area rankings recognize hospitals that received high performing ratings across multiple areas of care.

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About Christian Hospital

Christian Hospital is a 230-staffed-bed community hospital located in north St. Louis County and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States. Located six miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services to complement hospital services. With both locations, Christian Hospital operates the busiest emergency department in Missouri and one of the busiest hospital-based ambulance service in the state. Christian Hospital received the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Arcus Award for Achievement in Health for its commitment to ongoing growth, improvement, community outreach and economic opportunity. To find out more, visit christianhospital.org and facebook.

About U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

For more information, contact bret.berigan@bjc.org.

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