Torrance Memorial Listed as 40th in the Nation and 10th in California.
TORRANCE, Calif., March 10, 2021 – Torrance Memorial Medical Center has been recognized by
Newsweek as part of its list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This year, Torrance
Memorial moved up eight points to rank as the 40th best hospital in the
nation, 10th best in California and for the first time places Torrance
Memorial in the top elite 200 hospitals in the world.
This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the
world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards
list was announced on March 10, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the
Best Hospitals 2021 - United States (newsweek.com)
Newsweek partnered with Statista Inc., to develop a complex methodology
to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. Three data sources
were used for the evaluation: hospital recommendations from peers, patient
experience, and various medical KPIs.
Out of the thousands of qualified organizations in the world, Torrance
Memorial earned this distinction in the United States and the state of
California. Torrance Memorial is pleased to be recognized as one of Newsweek’s
2021 list of the top 200 World’s Best Hospitals.
“This is a tremendous honor and testament that our entire organization
is committed to providing our community the highest quality care available
without having to leave the South Bay,” Craig Leach, president and
CEO of Torrance Memorial Medical Center said.
About Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Founded in 1925 by Jared Sidney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial
Medical Center is a 443-bed, nonprofit medical center established to provide
quality health care services predominantly to the residents of the South
Bay, Peninsula and Harbor communities. Torrance Memorial seeks to offer
the most current and effective medical technologies rendered in a compassionate,
caring manner. No longer just a hospital, today Torrance Memorial Medical
Center includes an extensive integrated system of physicians and comprehensive
medical services to provide coordinated communication and continuum of
care. Torrance Memorial is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai under the umbrella
of Cedars-Sinai Health System. Torrance Memorial’s nursing program
has earned coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which recognizes
nursing excellence. Torrance Memorial Medical Center has once again been
recognized as a Best Hospital for 2020-21 for the ninth straight year by
U.S. News & World Report, placing the hospital in the top 3% in the state. Torrance Memorial remains the 12th highest ranking hospital for overall hospital quality in the state of
California and moved up in ranking to 6th in the Los Angeles region.
Julie Taylor, Manager, Marketing and Communications