Main Line Health’s 4 acute care hospitals gain recognition from U.S. News & World Report

Lankenau Medical Center ranks 3rd in the Philadelphia region and among the nation 's best for urology care; Paoli Hospital is 8th regionally. All four acute hospitals are high performing in various categories.

Bryn Mawr, PAMain Line Health today announced that its four acute care hospitals have all achieved recognition in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, with Lankenau Medical Center gaining a national specialty ranking for urology.

The publication ranked Lankenau Medical Center and Paoli Hospital in the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro region out of nearly 100 hospitals and in the top tier in statewide rankings. Lankenau repeated its No. 3 ranking in the region and was No. 7 statewide; Paoli was ranked the region 's eighth best and No. 17 in Pennsylvania.

"We are thrilled to maintain our status as one of the top hospitals," said Katie Galbraith, MBA, FACHE, President, Lankenau Medical Center. "It 's an honor to serve with wonderful staff and physicians who demonstrate dedication to excellence and an unmatched level of teamwork every day."

This year, urology care at Lankenau Medical Center was identified for its excellence nationwide, ranking No. 43.

Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Riddle Hospital also were ranked high-performing in various procedures and conditions; all four were high performing in heart attack, heart failure and stroke. The honors come just weeks after Main Line Health was named the 2023 recipient of the American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, which recognizes exceptional health care leadership and innovation in improving quality and advancing health in America 's communities.

"This has truly been a rewarding time for everyone at Main Line Health," said Jack Lynch, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Main Line Health. "Our team is committed to providing safe, high-quality and equitable care. The Quest for Quality Prize and the U.S. News & World Report rankings demonstrate the level of success we have achieved. We will not rest on our laurels, however. We will continue to improve because our community deserves nothing less."

Lankenau was ranked high-performing in three adult specialties: cardiology, heart and vascular surgery; gastroenterology and GI surgery; and pulmonary and lung surgery. Bryn Mawr Hospital received the honor in orthopedics and urology. Paoli was high-performing in orthopedics.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 34th year, are designed to assist patients in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care in consultation with their doctors. For this year 's rankings and ratings, U.S. News & World Report evaluated more than 4,300 hospitals across 15 specialties and 21 procedures and conditions. For the full listings, visit the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals webpage.


About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment — to deliver safe, high-quality, equitable and affordable care for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management, as well as training physicians and other health care providers — reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 13,000 employees and over 3,500 employed and independent physicians and advanced practice providers care for patients throughout Main Line Health.

At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals — Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital — as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including the prestigious American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, highest tier ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality and systemwide recognition in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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Larry Hanover
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