Billings Clinic has again been recognized as the No. 1 hospital in Montana and a Best Hospital for 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. It is the seventh consecutive year Billings Clinic has earned this honor.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.
Billings Clinic was also recognized for high performance ratings in the following specialties, procedures, conditions or treatments. They are:
* Colon cancer surgery
* Heart failure
* Hip replacement
* Knee replacement
“We are extremely proud to receive this recognition and attribute it to the incredible teamwork and collegiality that makes Billings Clinic a phenomenal place for patients to receive care,” said Randall Gibb, M.D., Billings Clinic CEO. “This would not be possible without strong and continuous commitment from our interdisciplinary teams. We strive to be among the best in the nation and this honor serves as a reminder of the high standards we must continue to meet.”
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.