U.S. News & World report has rated Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula as the state’s No. 1 hospital for the second straight year, classifying it as a “high performing” facility.
The rating are intended to help patients and their doctors make informed decisions about where to receive care for specif health conditions and common elective procedures.
“While COVID continues to take center stage, it’s a tremendous accomplishment to be the recipient of this prestigious honor for the day-to-day, impeccable quality health care we provide to the residents of Montana,” said hospital President and CEO Joyce Dombrouski.
Hospitals also are rated as “high performing,” “average” or “below average” in nine common procedures and conditions. U.S. News, considered the leading authority on hospitals, ranked Providence as “high performing” in aortic valve surgery, hip and knee replacement, and pulmonology.
“While all hospitals work to become the best at providing quality care for their patients, St. Pat’s provides data-driven, evidenced-based, high-quality and compassionate, safe and reliable care to all as part of our Mission,” said Dombrouski.
For this year’s rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 16 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.