U.S. News & World Report Ranks Torrance Memorial Top 3% Hospital in California Again!
TORRANCE, Calif., July 26, 2022 – Torrance Memorial Medical Center has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2022-23 for the eleventh straight year by U.S. News & World Report, placing the hospital in the top 3% in the state. Torrance Memorial remained the 11th highest ranking hospital for overall hospital quality in the state of California and held the ranking of 5th in the Los Angeles/Orange County region. Torrance Memorial also ranked High Performing in six specialties and ranked Nationally in Diabetes and Endocrinology. For procedures and conditions, Torrance Memorial ranked high performing in 17 of 20 areas. Torrance Memorial is a proud affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, who ranked #2 in the nation, #1 in California.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 33rd 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 keep our outstanding rankings this year as the 11th highest hospital in California and 5th in the Los Angeles region,” said Craig Leach, president and CEO, Torrance Memorial Medical Center. “And this year we are proud to be ranked nationally in the specialty of Diabetes and Endocrinology. It’s a testament to the commitment of our entire patient care team to making continued advancements in the ways we provide exceptional care to the South Bay community.”
For the 2022-2023 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. For the first time, U.S. News rated eligible hospitals in Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Prostate Cancer Surgery and Uterine Cancer Surgery. In the 15 specialties, 164 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. State and metro area rankings reflect the highest performing hospitals in the area across multiple areas of care.
“The hospitals named to the U.S. News Honor Roll excel across numerous specialties and service lines,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. “When patients and their medical professionals are considering their options for care, the rankings are designed to help them identify hospitals that are superior in the kind of care they may need.”
The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.
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 2022-23 for the eleventh straight year by U.S. News & World Report, placing the hospital in the top 3% in the state. Torrance Memorial is the 11th highest ranking hospital for overall hospital quality in the state of California and 5th in the Los Angeles region.
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