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Hoag Named One of America's 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2019 by Healthgrades

Categories: Press Room

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., February 12, 2019 --- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has again been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2019. This is the eighth consecutive year – 2012-2019 – Hoag has received this designation, and Hoag is the only Orange County hospital in the Top 50 and Top 100.

“We are honored to be recognized by Healthgrades as one of the top hospitals in the nation for clinical excellence,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, president and CEO of Hoag. “This award underscores our commitment to providing the highest quality care in the communities we serve.”

Top performing hospitals were selected by Healthgrades for exhibiting clinical excellence across a range of conditions and procedures, and consistently delivering superior outcomes. 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.

For a complete list of all recipients, please visit: www.healthgrades.com.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 450,000 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 eight health centers and 11 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. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2018 - 2019 U.S. News & World Report, andBecker’s Healthcare named Hoag as one of the 2018 “100 Great Hospitals in America” – a designation Hoag has received five times. For an unprecedented 23 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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