Sanford Health Media Relations
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SIOUX FALLS, SD —For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2023-2024 were ranked Sanford Fargo Medical Center North Dakota’s #1 Hospital and Sanford USD Medical Center South Dakota’s #1 hospital.
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings are published to help patients decide where to receive care. U.S. News evaluates data from nearly 5,000 hospitals across 15 adult specialties and 21 adult procedures and conditions.
Sanford USD Medical Center received high-performing rankings in three adult specialty areas, including Gastroenterology and Gastroenterology Surgery, Orthopedics and Pulmonology, and Pulmonary Surgery.
In urology, gastroenterology, and gastroenterologic surgery, Sanford USD Medical Center ranks among the best in the nation when comparing these specialty services with health care systems across the country.
“Hands down, our caregivers are the best of the best,” said Paul Hanson, president and CEO of Sanford USD Medical Center. “Patients expect exceptional care when they walk through our doors and our caregivers demonstrate unparalleled resilience every day, providing world-class care to our patients. Winning this ranking three years in a row is an honor and a true testament to the quality of care we provide to our patients.
Sanford USD Medical Center is also rated high performing in 13 procedures and conditions, including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, colon cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, prostate aneurysm repair abdominal aorta, heart bypass, heart attack, diabetes, kidney failure, back surgery. , hip replacement, knee replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pneumonia.
Sanford Medical Center Fargo ranks among the nation’s best in urology and is rated high performing in 10 procedures and specialties, including leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, colon cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery. , heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, hip replacement and knee replacement.
“This U.S. News ranking for a third consecutive year would not happen without the dedication, training and commitment of thousands of Sanford Health employees,” said Tiffany Lawrence, president and CEO of Sanford Medical Center Fargo . “This is a testament to the resources and investment in the communities Sanford Health serves to ensure our patients receive world-class health care close to home.”
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About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than 1 million patients and 201,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 46 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, 186 Good Samaritan Society senior living centers and global clinics in nine countries across the world. Learn more about Sanford Health’s commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at sanfordhealth.org Or Sanford Health News.