Two Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health hospitals were ranked in the top 10 in the state in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital rankings. Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas ranked No. 2 while Temple’s Scott & White Memorial Hospital ranked No. 10.
“We are so proud to see the two flagship hospitals of the new Baylor Scott & White Health both rank in the top 10 in the state,” said Joel Allison, CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health in a statement. “These 2014-2015 U.S. News rankings are proof, as our new system now includes a total seven ranked hospitals throughout North and Central Texas.”
Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas had six nationally ranked specialties: gastroenterology and GI surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, pulmonology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, and orthopedics.
For the Dallas-Fort Worth Area, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas ranked No. 1 and the system had another four in the top 10. Arlington-based Texas Health Resources hospitals had three rank in the top 10, although there was a four-way tie for eighth.
The top 10 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area include:
1. Baylor University Medical Center
2. UT Southwestern Medical Center
3. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
4. Medical City Dallas Hospital
5. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
6. Baylor Regional Medical Center
7. Baylor Medical Center at Irving
8. Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth
8. Baylor Regional Medical Center
8. Medical Center of Plano
8. Texas Health Presbyterian Plano Hospital
Rankings are based from patient survival and safety data, adequacy of nurse staffing levels and physicians’ nominations according to the US News and a statement from Baylor Scott & White Health.
Roughly 5,000 hospitals were analyzed within 16 adult specialties for the list. Only three percent of the hospitals gained a national ranking in one specialty.