In The Know with Gino: CHI Memorial Named Best Regional Hospital in Tennessee


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Chattanooga, TN – In a proud moment for the Chattanooga healthcare community, CHI Memorial has once again earned the prestigious title of Best Regional Hospital in Tennessee by U.S. News and World Report for the ninth consecutive year. The hospital’s commitment to excellence in patient care and clinical outcomes has solidified its position as one of the state’s top healthcare institutions.

U.S. News and World Report, a renowned publication that assesses and ranks hospitals across the United States, released its annual rankings, showcasing the best healthcare facilities in the nation.

CHI Memorial earned the number three spot on the list of Best Hospitals in Tennessee, placing it right behind Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and Methodist Hospitals in Memphis. This recognition is a testament to CHI Memorial’s dedication to providing high-quality healthcare services to the community.

Out of the 136 hospitals evaluated in Tennessee, only 11 met U.S. News’ stringent standards and secured a spot on the rankings. CHI Memorial’s continued presence on this esteemed list reflects the hospital’s unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional medical care.

Furthermore, CHI Memorial was named the number one hospital in Chattanooga, underscoring its indispensable role in the city’s healthcare landscape. The hospital’s positive reputation and success in meeting patient needs have positioned it as a premier medical center within the region.

CHI Memorial’s accolades do not end there. U.S. News also recognized the hospital’s exceptional performance in 13 surgical procedures and chronic conditions. CHI Memorial received a ‘high performing‘ rating in critical areas such as COPD, colon cancer surgery, heart attack treatment, heart bypass surgery, heart failure care, hip replacement, kidney failure treatment, knee replacement, leukemia management, lymphoma and myeloma treatment, lung cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, stroke care, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

The evaluation process conducted by U.S. News was rigorous and comprehensive. Nearly 5,000 hospitals were assessed across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions, with only 164 hospitals securing a ranking in at least one of the specialties. Hospitals recognized with the “Best” designation excelled in clinical outcomes, level of nursing care, and patient experience, a testament to CHI Memorial’s commitment to providing top-notch healthcare services.

It’s important to note that the evaluation of CHI Memorial Hospital also took into account data from CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson, further reflecting the hospital’s collective dedication to excellence across its locations.

As CHI Memorial continues to shine as a beacon of healthcare excellence in Tennessee, it reaffirms its commitment to advancing medical care, improving patient outcomes, and providing unparalleled support to the community it serves. With a legacy of exceptional healthcare spanning nearly a decade, CHI Memorial stands poised to build upon its successes and continue making a positive impact on countless lives.

SOURCE: Chattanoogan