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The University of Kansas Hospital Continues Its Local Dominance in the U.S. News “Best Hospital” Rankings

Published: 07/16/2013

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Nine specialty programs of The University of Kansas Hospital are nationally ranked in the top 50 in the prestigious 2013-14 adult “Best Hospital” lists from U.S. News & World Report. Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital is the only hospital in the State of Kansas and the greater Kansas City metropolitan area to make any of the lists.

The hospital was also named the #1 adult hospital in the Kansas City Metropolitan area for the fourth year in a row and the top adult hospital in the State of Kansas for the second consecutive year.

“It is important to realize that this year, as in the previous six years, we have been named a national leader because of outstanding patient outcomes,” said Bob Page, president and chief executive officer of The University of Kansas Hospital.

Page noted the year-after-year consistency of outstanding patient outcomes has kept the hospital in the rankings.

The rankings are:

Three other programs at The University of Kansas Hospital were listed as high-performing. Those were Gynecology, Orthopedics and Urology.

“These results can only occur when physicians, nurses, health care providers and other hospital staff work together to place patient care first,” said Tammy Peterman, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief nursing officer of The University of Kansas Hospital.

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