ARLINGTON, Texas — Three Texas Health Resources hospitals are among the best in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the top 20 in Texas for complex care, according to an annual report by the U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas ranked No. 3, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth tied for No. 4 and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth placed No. 6 in the DFW area in the publication’s annual 2021-2022 Best Hospitals report.
“In a year like no other we continue to meet consumers where and when they need us, including in our region-leading hospitals,” said Barclay Berdan, FACHE, CEO of Texas Health Resources. “This recognition shows that beyond the courageous work being done for each patient inside our hospitals during this COVID-19 pandemic, we also continue to excel in providing compassionate and outstanding care in an array of hospital-based specialties to best meet North Texans’ needs.”
Each year, U.S. News showcases the nation's highest performing hospitals based largely on objective data including risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
Overall, Southwestern Health Resources, the clinically integrated health network created by UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Health, had four hospitals in the top 10, including the region's No. 1 ranked facility:
- UT Southwestern Medical Center — ranked No. 1 in DFW and No. 2 in Texas; ranked nationally in the specialties of cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, pulmonology & lung surgery, rehabilitation and urology; rated as high performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, back surgery (spinal fusion), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip fracture, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, orthopedics, pneumonia and stroke.
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas — ranked No. 3 in DFW and tied for 12th in Texas; rated as high-performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip replacement, kidney failure, knee replacement, orthopedics and stroke.
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth — tied for No.4 in DFW and tied for 15th in Texas; rated as high-performing in colon cancer surgery, COPD, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, kidney failure and stroke.
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth — ranked No. 6 in DFW and tied for 18th in Texas; rated as high-performing in back surgery (spinal fusion), COPD, heart failure, hip replacement, kidney failure, knee replacement and orthopedics.
For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 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.
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is a faith-based, nonprofit health system that cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. With a service area that consists of 16 counties and more than 7 million people, the system is committed to providing quality, coordinated care through its Texas Health Physicians Group and 29 hospital locations under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health access points and services, ranging from acute-care hospitals and trauma centers to outpatient facilities and home health and preventive services, provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life. The system has more than 4,100 licensed hospital beds, 6,400 physicians with active staff privileges and more than 26,000 employees. For more information about Texas Health, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.