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Penn Medicine Hospitals Ranked Among Top Hospitals in Nation, by Newsweek Magazine.

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in West Philadelphia are among the best hospitals in the world, according to Newsweek’s annual rankings. The hospitals rank #16 in the United States and #61 globally on Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals 2021,” which ranks 2,000 hospitals in over 25 countries based on their consistent excellence, distinguished physicians, top-notch nursing care and state-of-the-art technology. Chester County Hospital and Lancaster General Health also ranked nationally at #85 and #149 respectively.


The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) rank #16 in the United States and #61 globally on Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals 2021,” which ranks 2,000 hospitals in over 25 countries based on their consistent excellence, distinguished physicians, top-notch nursing care and state-of-the-art technology. The combined enterprise of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is also the highest-ranking Pennsylvania hospital.


“Now more than ever, patients are looking for the best care available, and Penn Medicine is committed to exceeding their expectations and setting new standards every step of the way,” said Kevin B. Mahoney, CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. “As a health system, we are deeply committed to ensuring the health and wellness of those in our local community, and we are honored for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center to receive this prestigious honor.”


Additional Penn Medicine hospitals were also honored in the new rankings: Chester County Hospital at #85 and Lancaster General Health at #149 in the nation.


Penn Medicine’s workforce is dedicated to providing outstanding care for the communities we serve and to making a global impact, with world-class faculty and staff dedicated to superior patient care, medical education, and research that is mapping tomorrow’s treatments and cures.


“Penn Medicine’s outstanding ranking is another public recognition of the unwavering commitment to excellence by all of our physicians, nurses, scientists, and staff,” said J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine and Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System. “We are fortunate to have so many exceptional people working together to ensure that we deliver compassionate care, and through our research, create transformative new treatments that can be shared worldwide.”


The rankings were developed in partnership with data research firm Statista Inc. This year there are 350 (334 General + 16 Specialized) hospitals awarded in the United States.


For complete results and methodology, visit www.newsweek.com/best-hospitals-2021.



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