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Hoag Recognized on Healthgrades' America's 50 Best Hospitals™ List for 2016

Categories: Press Room

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., February 24, 2016 --- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has again been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2016. This is the fifth consecutive year – 2012-2016 – Hoag has been awarded this designation.

Top performing hospitals were selected by Healthgrades based on overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care. Specifically, the recipients of America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ have achieved the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for at least six consecutive years, placing them in the top 1 percent in the nation.

“We are excited to be recognized by Healthgrades as one of the top hospitals in the nation,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, president and CEO of Hoag. “This honor is a significant acknowledgement of the continued dedication Hoag puts forward to providing the highest quality care in the communities we serve.”

Hoag is one of only two Orange County hospitals to receive the Healthgrades designation. For a complete list of all recipients, please visit: http://www.healthgrades.com/quality/top-hospitals-2016.


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 – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to six health centers and eight urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital 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, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. 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 20 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 20 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.


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