University Hospital ranked No. 1 in region by 'US News & World Report'
U.S. News & World Report analysis of hospitals includes data from nearly 5,000 centers across multiple clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. Scores are based on a variety of patient outcomes and care-related factors, such as patient safety and nurse staffing. In 2021, University Hospital was ranked ninth in Georgia, and no other local hospital was included in the rankings. University Hospital ranked "High Performing" in nine reportable conditions or procedures. These include:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Colon cancer surgery
- Heart failure
- Heart attack
- Kidney failure
- Knee replacement
- Hip replacement
No other CSRA hospital received more recognition for a high-performing procedure or condition.