Delray Medical Center & Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Earn High Performance Recognition for Heart Failure & COPD in U.S. News & World Reports 2020-21 Best Hospitals

Jul 28, 2020

Delray Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center achieve high performance marks in the category of heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for the state of Florida in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals rankings for adult clinical specialties.

“Our patients deserve access to safe, high quality heart care, and they place a high value on information about how we rank against our peers to evaluate their choices for their healthcare,” said Maggie Gill, chief executive officer for the Palm Beach Health Network & Delray Medical Center.  “Our dedication to quality and safety are evident in these latest designations, and they are a testament to the commitment our entire team has to the health and well-being of our community.” 

Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties from cancer to urology and rated in common procedures and conditions, such as heart bypass surgery, hip and knee replacement and COPD. Hospitals are also ranked regionally within states and major metro areas.  

“People in our community have a choice as to where they will go for cardiac and pulmonary care. These recognitions are confirmation that our hospital is one of the best for cardiac and pulmonary care in the area,” said Teresa C. Urquhart, CEO at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.  “When treating our patients, we consistently provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care.  With the proper safety protocols in place, our hospital is providing some of the most up to date testing and treatments in cardiac and pulmonary medicine.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals analysis reviews hospitals' performance in adult and pediatric clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. 

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