Deaconess recognized as Indiana’s second-best hospital

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(WEHT)– Deaconess has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World
Report. They named Deaconess as the #2 hospital in Indiana for a fourth straight year.

Deaconess is the only hospital in the region to receive a state ranking. The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings are designed to help patients and their doctors make informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.

Deaconess was also recognized as High Performing in nine procedures and conditions, including:

  • Heart Failure
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Heart Attack
  • Diabetes
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Back surgery (spinal fusion)
  • Stroke
  • Knee replacement
  • COPD

“Each of these four years has been a remarkable achievement, but I think this year’s recognition may be
the most extraordinary yet,” said Shawn McCoy, CEO, Deaconess. “During one of our hardest years
imaginable, our exceptional staff demonstrated perseverance and resilience in consistently delivering
exceptional care to our patients, rising to our highest level of recognition so far—nine High Performing
recognitions—from US News & World Report.”

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide
in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 hospitals were ranked in
at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high
performing across multiple areas of care.

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