U.S. News & World Report Names CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler Among Best in Texas
September 19, 2018
Tyler, TX – CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler has been recognized as one of the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for a variety of services including:
- Common Adult Procedures
- Conditions of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Colon Cancer Surgery
- Heart Bypass Surgery
- Heart Failure
- Knee Replacement.
The 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report also ranked CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital—Tyler as the 11th best hospital in the state of Texas and designated the hospital as “Recognized” in the Piney Woods Region.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition again this year,” said Jason Proctor, Chief Operating Officer, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospitals - Tyler, South Tyler, and the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital - Tyler. “This was made possible because of the hard work, dedication and expertise of our Associates, medical staff and our entire team throughout the system. Providing the highest quality care is the goal of everyone at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System and being named among the best hospitals in the state and being recognized for excellence in treating so many different common adult procedures and conditions by such a prestigious organization is a testament to their efforts on behalf of our patients every single day.”
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care
“For nearly 30 years, U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to healthcare consumers nationwide,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “By providing the most comprehensive data available, we give patients and their physicians’ information to support their search for the best care across a range of specialties.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
For more information about the 2018-19 rankings, please visit our FAQ. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2019” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469906), available for pre-order now from the U.S. News Online Store and for purchase at other bookstores in late September.