U.S. News & World Report ranks UW, Harborview and VM — 1, 2 and 3 in Seattle

 

Best Hospitals LogoIn its annual hospital rankings, U.W. News and World Report ranked University of Washington Medical Center 1st in the city, Harborview Medical Center 2nd, and Virginia Mason Medical Center 3rd.

The magazine also listed the three Seattle hospitals as some of the nation’s best.

  • With especially strong scores in 8 specialties, University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA, was named once again to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll. University of Washington Medical Center is ranked nationally in 11 adult specialties. It was also high-performing in 4 adult specialties.
  • Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA is ranked nationally in 2 adult specialties. It was also high-performing in 3 adult specialties.
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA is ranked nationally in 1 adult specialty. It was also high-performing in 9 adult specialties

Swedish Medical Center – First Hill was ranked 4th, and Swedish Medical Center – Cherry Hill, 5th.

Three area hospitals shared a 6th place ranking: Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center (Tacoma), and Valley Medical Center.

Providence Regional Medical Center (Everett), Stevens Healthcare (Edmonds), and Tacoma General Hospital shared 9th place ranking.

Seattle Children’s was ranked the best children’s hospital in the city and one of the best nationally.

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2011

1st -University of Washington Medical Center

2nd – Harborview Medical Center

3rd  - Virginia Mason Medical Center

4th – Swedish Medical Center-First Hill

5th – Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill

6th – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center

6th – St. Joseph Medical Center (Tacoma)

6th – Valley Medical Center

9th – Providence Regional Medical Center (Everett)

9th – Stevens Healthcare (Edmonds)

9th – Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma)

 

 To learn more:

  • Visit the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals webpage.