Becker’s Healthcare lists UF Health Shands among 100 top hospitals

Becker's Healthcare has selected UF Health Shands for inclusion in its 2019 edition of the “100 great hospitals in America."

The hospitals listed were recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction, according to Becker’s, a nationwide health care publication.UF Health Shands Hospital

“Our physicians and hospital staff are passionate about delivering the best possible medical care and results for our patients. Their skill, dedication and compassionate service is at the heart of all our accomplishments and continual progress,” said Ed Jimenez, CEO of UF Health Shands.

Fellow institutions on the list some of the most highly respected hospitals in the nation.

“It’s an honor to be included with other amazing hospitals. This external validation is wonderful recognition of our national stature,” said Jimenez.

In addition to having multiple adult and pediatric specialties included among the nation’s best by U.S. News, UF Health Shands has Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nursing profession’s top honor for quality patient care and nursing practice.

Becker's Healthcare selected the hospitals based on an analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals.

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Rossana Passaniti, CMP, serves as the primary media contact for all news outlets, and identifies sources, arranges interviews, obtains patient consent and provides patient condition reports to the media as...Read More