Two System Hospitals Ranked among Nation’s Best by Newsweek Magazine
March 02, 2023
Texas Health Dallas, Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth garner recognition

ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas have been rated among the best hospitals in the United States by Newsweek magazine, according to annual rankings produced in partnership with Statista Inc., a global market research firm.

Barclay Berdan

Barclay Berdan

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth ranked No. 200, according to The World’s Best Hospitals 2023 - United States report. Texas Health Dallas ranked No. 376. The analysis includes separate rankings for the 250 best hospitals worldwide and the best hospitals by country.

“We are honored to have Texas Health Dallas and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth recognized by Newsweek,” said Barclay Berdan, FACHE, CEO of Texas Health Resources. “We are dedicated to delivering high-quality care and a seamless experience to our patients.”

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth also was recognized as a leader in the specialty of Infection Prevention.

The analysis measured hospitals from the United States, Germany, Japan, South Korea, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil, Canada, India, Australia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Austria, Thailand, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Colombia and Taiwan.

Newsweek and Statista developed a complex methodology using four data sources to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking:

  • Hospital recommendations from medical experts: an international online survey sent to more than 80,000 doctors, hospital managers and healthcare professionals
  • Patient Experience: survey of patient satisfaction with hospitalization
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures: surveys measuring patient satisfaction with hospitals
  • Hospital Quality Metrics: patient safety, hygiene measures, waiting times and quality of treatment

The awards list was announced March 1 and can be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

“Our Mission is to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve,”

Berdan said. “This Mission drives continued investments to better care for all North Texans in a variety of ways, from hospital surgical care and primary care services to video visits, as they encounter life’s changes.”

Texas Health hospitals provide quality patient care for a wide range of specialties, including heart health, oncology, neurosurgery and women’s health/infant care.

Texas Health Dallas is designated as a Level I Trauma Center and Comprehensive Stroke Center. Earlier this year, Texas Health Dallas again earned the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. The hospital first earned this certification in 2017.

Texas Health Dallas has The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark for Comprehensive Heart Attack Center Certification. It is the first facility in Texas and the fourth hospital in the nation to receive this level of certification. The hospital has a Level IV maternal care facility, which offers advanced care from early pregnancy to labor and beyond, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth is a Primary Stroke Center and Primary Heart Attack Center certified by The Joint Commission.  It is also recognized by the American Heart Association for advanced care of heart attack patients. It received awards for heart attack care, which are based on participation and achievement in the Mission: Lifeline program — recognition that reflects dedication to providing advanced, quality heart and vascular care throughout North Texas.

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth serves the critical care needs of patients at a Level III NICU, a Level III Maternal and a Level III Trauma facility. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth’s Clearfork location received advanced certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement by The Joint Commission.

Last year, in a separate analysis by U.S. News & World Report, both hospitals ranked among the best in Dallas-Fort Worth and among the top 20 in Texas for high performance in multiple areas of care. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth also was recognized as “high performing” in orthopedics in the U.S. News & World Report national adult specialties rankings.

Texas Health is a leader in the North Texas healthcare market and is the health system more consumers choose for care than any other in a 16-county service area. With nearly 400 locations and convenient virtual and in-home offerings, individuals can choose the best option for themselves and their families. Texas Health is proud to offer new and innovative ways for patients to access the care they need where they need it.

 

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.  

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