U.S. News & World Report names Virtua Voorhees
Marlton, N.J. — Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital have been recognized among the “Best Hospitals” for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World
Report. The publication also lauded Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua
Willingboro Hospital for their high performance in specific areas.
Voorhees is ranked as the seventh-best hospital in New Jersey and the
ninth-best in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. (U.S. News includes Virtua Marlton
Hospital in its evaluation of Virtua Voorhees.) Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes
is ranked 11th-best in New Jersey and 13th-best in the
Philadelphia metro area.
Virtua hospitals earned “high-performing” designations in the following areas:
- Virtua Voorhees for
treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure,
and for performing colon cancer surgery, hip replacement surgery, and knee
- Virtua Memorial in Mount Holly
for treating COPD and heart failure, and in the specialty of urology.
Our Lady of Lourdes
in Camden for treating COPD and heart
failure, and in performing heart bypass surgery. (Note: This hospital is
listed in U.S. News under its former name, Our Lady of Lourdes
treating heart failure. (Note: This hospital is listed in U.S. News
under its former name, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County.)
annual rankings, now in their 30th year, are designed to assist
patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive
“All Virtua hospitals strive to provide outstanding care that’s close to home,” said John Matsinger, DO, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Marlton-based Virtua. “The U.S. News rankings are confirmation that South Jersey residents can access top-notch care right in their own community at Virtua hospitals.”
the 2019-2020 rankings, U.S. News evaluated nearly every hospital nationwide—more than 4,500 in total. Its rankings are “based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators,” according to U.S. News. For more information, visit Best Hospitals.