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Hoag Recognized on Becker's Hospital Review's "100 Great Hospitals in America" List

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Only Orange County hospital named as one of the most prominent and forward-thinking healthcare facilities in the nation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 20, 2015 --- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has again been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America.” Hoag has received this designation three times – in 2012, 2013 and 2015 – and is again the only hospital in Orange County to make the list.

Hospitals included on the list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as research hubs or local anchors of wellness. A version of this list has been published each year since 2011.

“We are honored to be recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review and be included with the most prominent and forward-thinking hospitals across the nation,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, president and CEO of Hoag. “This further reflects our commitment to delivering the highest quality of care to this community.”

To develop the list, Becker's Hospital Review's editorial team conducted research and evaluated reputable hospital ranking sources, such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Leapfrog Group and several other resources. The final result is a group of 100 hospitals that are leaders in their region, their state and the nation in terms of high-quality patient care.

(Note: For the full list of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Greatest Hospitals in America, please visit http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/100-great-hospitals-2015/full-list-15.html?utm_source=PressRelease&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=100GHPressRelease).


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 25,000 inpatients and 369,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, six health centers, and eight urgent care centers. Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences,women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 19 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 19 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.


Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.