ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Three Texas Health Resources hospitals are among the best in Dallas-Fort Worth, and two are among the top 20 in Texas for their high performance in multiple areas of care, according to an annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas tied for No. 6, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth placed No. 8 and Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Fort Worth ranked No. 9 in DFW in the publication’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals report.
Consumers choose Texas Health more than any other health system in a 16-county area, making it the leader in the North Texas market. The system’s Mission of improving the health of the people in the communities it serves drives continued investments in growth. Texas Health is proud to offer new and innovative ways for patients to access the care they need, where they need it. With more than 400 locations and convenient virtual and in-home offerings, individuals can choose the best option for themselves and their families.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 34th year, are designed to assist patients in learning more about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.
U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association and professional organizations.
The clinically integrated health network created by UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Health, called Southwestern Health Resources, is making healthcare more accessible and convenient for a wide range of medical needs, including complex and specialty care. Together, Southwestern Health Resources had four hospitals in the top 10, including the region's No. 1 ranked facility, UT Southwestern Medical Center.
The three Texas Health hospitals in the top 10 received recognition in the following areas:
- Texas Health Dallas — tied for No. 6 in DFW and tied for No. 15 in Texas; rated as high performing in colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, Leukemia/lymphoma/myeloma, lung cancer surgery and stroke. Texas Health Dallas is a designated Level I Trauma Center, providing advanced care to severely injured patients in North Texas. Texas Health Dallas earned the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification multiple years. It also has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Comprehensive Heart Attack Center Certification.
- Texas Health Fort Worth — placed No. 8 in DFW and tied for No. 20 in Texas; rated as high performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, Leukemia/lymphoma/myeloma and stroke. Texas Health Fort Worth is a Level I Trauma Center and is designated as an Emergency Center of Excellence by Emergency Excellence. The hospital earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The hospital has also been awarded the highest advanced certification by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and is the first hospital in the country to earn the prestigious designation as a Joint Commission Primary Heart Attack Center. Texas Health Fort Worth holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Neurotrauma Certification, the first hospital in the country to receive this recognition for providing high-acuity neuroscience services.
- Texas Health Southwest — ranked No. 9 in DFW and No. 23 in Texas; rated as high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure and knee replacement. Texas Health Southwest 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. Texas Health Southwest’s Clearfork location received advanced certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement by The Joint Commission.
For the 2023-2024 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions; only 12 percent of evaluated hospitals earned a Best Hospitals ranking. Hospitals awarded a “Best” designation excelled at factors such as clinical outcomes, level of nursing care and patient experience.
Hospitals Rated "High-Performing" for Common Procedures and Conditions
The following Texas Health entities received a "High Performing" rating in at least one of the 21 common procedures and conditions evaluated:
- Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital: Diabetes and Stroke
- Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery Plano: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion)
- Texas Health Hospital Frisco: Pneumonia
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance: Pneumonia
- Texas Health Fort Worth: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma and Stroke
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford: Diabetes, Heart Attack and Heart Failure
- Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement
- Texas Health Southwest: COPD, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement
- Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington: Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
- Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Pneumonia
- Texas Health Dallas: Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma, Lung Cancer Surgery and Stroke
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton: Heart Attack and Kidney Failure
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound: Hip Replacement, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement, Pneumonia
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano: Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement, Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma, Pneumonia and Stroke
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall: Pneumonia
- Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Dallas: Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement
- USMD Hospital at Arlington: Prostate Cancer Surgery
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Follow this link to view the rankings.
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.