US News and World Report has ranked UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland No. 2 and UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins No. 5 in the state, according to a news release.
Two other UCHealth hospitals were also ranked: University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, which was ranked first, and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, which came in at No. 4.
“While the effects of the pandemic continue to impact hospitals across the country, these rankings are a testament to the dedication and perseverance of UCHealth’s dedicated staff and clinicians in providing the very best care for our patients,” UCHealth president and CEO Elizabeth B. Concordia said in the release. “Quality, safety and an excellent experience for our patients are always UCHealth’s top priorities.”
For the full list of Colorado hospital rankings, go to health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings are in their 33rd year. The rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions.
For the 2022-23 rankings, US News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions, according to the release.
As part of the rankings, MCR is nationally ranked at No. 42 in urology and high performing in geriatrics. PVH is ranked as high performing in orthopedics.
In addition to being recognized by US News and World Report, MCR was recently designated as a Level I Trauma Center by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the release states. It joins only five other Level I trauma centers in the state and is the first in northern Colorado.