Medical City Plano August 08, 2017

Medical City Plano ranks among the best performing hospitals in the country to treat congestive heart failure, colon cancer and COPD, according to the latest report by U.S. News & World Report. Medical City Plano as a whole was also recognized among the best regionally, ranking among the top 10 in the North Texas area.

“Being recognized for our contribution to treat and work to end these diseases brings us great pride in what we do,” said Charles Gressle, CEO of Medical City Plano. “Our emphasis on providing safe, quality care every day is in everything we do. We are glad to see that we set ourselves apart because of these standards and accomplishments. Offering the highest quality, most comprehensive healthcare to all our patients is always our goal.”

 The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.

 “For nearly three decades, we’ve strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News & World Report. "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 & World Report methodologies include risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.