The Christ Hospital Named #1 Hospital in Cincinnati Region by U.S. News and World Report for Sixth Consecutive Year

For the sixth consecutive year, The Christ Hospital has been named the #1 hospital in the Cincinnati region by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital also ranked number six in the state of Ohio. The U.S. News rankings named The Christ Hospital as ‘high-performing” in five areas, in recognition of care that was significantly better than the national average, as measured by factors such as patient outcomes.

The five high-performing areas are:

• Gastroenterology & GI Surgery • Geriatrics • Nephrology • Orthopedics • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery • Diabetes & Endocrinology (ranked 47th in the nation)

The Christ Hospital was also rated as “High Performing” for the following procedures/conditions:

• Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair • Aortic valve surgery • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) • Colon cancer surgery • Heart bypass surgery • Heart failure • Hip replacement • Knee replacement • Lung cancer surgery • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties, 10 procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 134 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized best regional hospitals based on high performing rankings across multiple areas of care.

“It is an incredible honor to be named the region’s Most Preferred Hospital for six consecutive years by an organization as reputable as U.S. News & World Report,” said Arturo Polizzi, President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network. “The past several months have been difficult for everyone, however, despite a global pandemic, I have personally seen our staff rise to, and overcome, every challenge put before them. This determination to care for our patients with the same level of excellence, regardless of the circumstance, has been really special to see. The Christ Hospital has been providing our community with excellent care for more than 130 years, and retaining the distinction of #1 in adult care throughout a time like this tells me we will be here to do the same for another 130 years.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.

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About The Christ Hospital Health Network: The Christ Hospital Health Network is an acute care hospital located in Mt. Auburn with six ambulatory centers and dozens of offices conveniently located throughout the region. More than 1,200 talented physicians and 6,400 dedicated employees support the Network. Its mission is to improve the health of the community and to create patient value by providing exceptional outcomes, the finest experiences, all in an affordable way. The Network has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as the 24th best large employer in the nation in the magazine’s “America’s 500 Best Large Employers” listing and by National Consumer Research as the region’s “Most Preferred Hospital.” The Network is dedicated to transforming care by delivering integrated, personalized healthcare through its comprehensive, multi-specialty physician network. The Christ Hospital is among only ten percent of hospitals in the nation to be awarded “Magnet” recognition for nursing excellence and among the top five percent of hospitals in the country for patient satisfaction. For more than 125 years, The Christ Hospital has provided compassionate care to those it serves.