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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report Ranks Froedtert Hospital as Top Hospital in Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wis. – Froedtert Hospital ranks as the top hospital in Milwaukee and one of the top two hospitals in Wisconsin in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 “Best Hospitals” list, released July 15.

U.S. News Best HospitalsAdditionally, Froedtert Hospital receives national ranking in the following specialties:

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

This places Froedtert Hospital among the top 50 U.S. hospitals in these areas.

Froedtert Hospital also ranks as a national high performer in six specialties:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics

“It is a privilege and an honor to be ranked Milwaukee’s top hospital, and one of two top hospitals in Wisconsin,” said Cathy Buck, Froedtert Hospital president. “This distinction would not be possible without an ongoing commitment to quality and service excellence that is shared by our Medical College of Wisconsin physician partners and the entire Froedtert Hospital staff.”

The national rankings, annually published by U.S. News for more than 20 years, are widely considered the most authoritative hospital guide. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals evaluated, only 144 performed well enough to rank nationally in at least one of 16 medical specialties.

The Best Hospitals rankings weigh a set of care-related factors such as patient safety, reputation, mortality rate, nursing and technology.