Best Hospitals in Texas: U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its 26th edition of the Best Hospital rankings on Tuesday, with several in Texas making the list.

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas was named the best hospital in the Dallas/Forth Worth metro area.

Baylor Dallas was also ranked as the third best hospital in Texas.

“Being first in the Dallas metro area affirms the engagement of our caregivers and the talented physicians on our medical staff who work hard to provide safe, quality, compassionate care to every patient,” President of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Doug Lawson said in a statement.

Top five hospitals in D/FW:

  1. Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  2. UT Southwestern Medical Center
  3. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
  4. Medical City Dallas Hospital
  5. Plaza Medical Center

Top five hospitals in Texas:

  1. Houston Methodist Hospital
  2. St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
  3. Baylor University Medical Center
  4. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  5. UT Southwestern Medical Center

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Facts about the rankings:

  • Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, adequacy of nurse staffing and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.
  • For 2015-16, U.S. News evaluated hospitals in 16 adult specialties and ranked the top 50 in most of the specialties. Less than three percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals that were analyzed for Best Hospitals 2015-16 were nationally ranked in even one specialty.

For a complete list of the hospital rankings, click here.

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