Glendale Adventist Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report. GAMC was regionally ranked as No. 24 in California and No. 13 in the Los Angeles metro area.
“We have made significant strides year after year in patient safety in all areas. Our world-class mission statement to ‘share God’s love with our community’ demands that we provide world-class care to those who entrust us with their health care needs. To be voted among the best regional hospitals by U.S. News & World Report illustrates our unwavering commitment to those we have served for 111 years,” said Kevin A. Roberts, president/CEO of Glendale Adventist Medical Center. “Our entire staff, including our physicians, nurses, associates and administration, have worked hard to keep patient care, safety and outcomes as the focus of our mission.”
“U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.
For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high performing across multiple areas of care.