IU Health earns best in state, national honor roll

Indiana University Health last week earned the distinction of being the first Hoosier healthcare system to be named to the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals “Honor Roll.”

The title is the top distinction given to the best medical centers across the country, as determined by the national news magazine.
“These hospitals are the kinds of medical centers that should be on your list when you need the best care,” said U.S. News Health Rankings Editor, Avery Comarow. “They are where other hospitals send the toughest cases.”

IU Health was named No. 16 on the U.S. News Best Hospitals “Honor Roll” and 11 clinical programs, including cancer, cardiology, neurosurgery and orthopedics, were cited among the top specialty programs in theUnited States.

“We are honored and humbled to be part of a system that is held in such high esteem by our national medical peers,” said Jonathan Goble, president and chief executive officer, IU Health North Hospital and IU Health Saxony Hospital. “This is a big day for the 26,000 IU Health employees across the state that contribute to our success, day in and day out.”

IU Health was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in theIndianapolismetropolitan area.St. VincentHospitalandHealthCentertook second place and earned five nationally ranked specialties: ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology; gynecology; orthopedics; and neurology and neurosurgery.

More information, and complete rankings and methodology, is available online at health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.