U.S. News & World Report Ranks Torrance Memorial Top 3% Hospital in California
TORRANCE, Calif., July 28, 2020 – Torrance Memorial Medical Center has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2020-21 for the ninth straight year byU.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 to up in ranking to 6th in the Los Angeles region. Torrance Memorial’s also ranked High Performing in eight specialties and high performing in nine areas of procedures and conditions.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 31th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
“We are extremely proud to be ranked 12th highest hospital in California again this year,” said Craig Leach, president and CEO, Torrance Memorial Medical Center. “It’s a testament to the commitment of our entire patient care team to making continued advancements in the ways we provide outstanding care to the South Bay community.”
“For more than 30 years, U.S. News & World Report has been helping patients, along with the help of their physicians, identify the Best Hospitals in an array of specialties, procedures and conditions,” said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “The hospitals that rise to the top of our rankings and ratings have deep medical expertise, and each has built a track record of delivering good outcomes for patients.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely or entirely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.
Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, NC. For more information about the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, please visit the FAQ. The rankings will be published in the “Best Hospitals 2021” guidebook (ISBN 9781931469951), available in stores October 6.