Memorial Hermann Earns Top Recognition by U.S. News & World Report
ranked No. 3 among the country’s top rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News
& World Report’s Best Hospitalrankings for 2020-2021. TIRR Memorial
Hermann has been included in the prestigious rankings since the report’s
inception in 1989.
more than 60 years, TIRR Memorial Hermann’s talented team of affiliated
physicians, researchers, clinicians and employees have treated some of the
country’s most complex patients with compassionate, individualized care to meet
the needs of their rehabilitation journey,” said Jerry A. Ashworth, FACHE, Senior
Vice President and CEO of TIRR Memorial Hermann. “Our team continues to be
recognized as a national leader in rehabilitation and committed to our mission
of independence and inclusion.” As a result of the ranking, TIRR Memorial
Hermann is considered the No. 1 rehabilitation hospital in Texas.
In addition to TIRR Memorial
Hermann, several other Memorial Hermann campuses and service lines ranked in
the 2020-2021 report:
“Memorial Hermann’s continuous
commitment to the health and well-being of our community is reflected in these
recognitions,” said David L. Callender, M.D., President and CEO of Memorial
Hermann Health System. “During these unprecedented times, and always, I am
thankful to our employees and affiliated physicians for their service,
commitment to this community and promise to deliver patient-centered care to
everyone who enters our facilities.”
The annual Best Hospitals
rankings and ratings, now in their 31st year, are designed to assist
patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive
care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
The U.S. News Best Hospital smethodologies
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.
For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings,
U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 26
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.