July 17, 2012
Charlottesville, VA. Martha Jefferson was honored by U.S. News & World Report in their annual survey of nearly 5,000 hospitals as one of the nation’s best. Surveyors interviewed approximately 10,000 specialists and looked at data from the 5,000 hospitals to rank the best in 16 specialties. Specialties received scores from 0-100 that encompassed data including death rates, patient safety, the balance of nurses and patients and reputation.
Martha Jefferson was recognized for high performance in the following four medical specialties, meaning it was in the top 25% of all hospitals in each area:
Not only was Martha Jefferson honored as a high performer in these four specialties, it also received regional recognition as one of the Best Hospitals in Central Virginia.
These rankings serve as a validation of our Caring Tradition and show that we continue to grow as a high-quality community hospital serving the greater Charlottesville area.
For more information on the U.S. News & World Report rankings, click here.