03/31/11 Portland, Ore.
Oregon Health & Science University Hospital ranks No. 1 among Portland metro-area hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings.
The new metro-are rankings recognize 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties, including 132 of the 152 hospitals already identified as the Best Hospitals.
OHSU Hospital is the only hospital in Oregon to be nationally ranked in U.S. News Best Hospitals and is recognized as “high-performing” in 10 medical specialties, including cancer, diabetes and enocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology; geriatrics; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; kidney disorders; ophthalmology, orthopaedics, pulmonary; and urology.
The complete OHSU media release is available online.