Baptist Union City makes U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list: Recognized as a High Performing Hospital
UNION CITY, Tenn. –Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital.
The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd 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.
“Recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing Hospital is a great honor and compliment to our team,” said Skipper Bondurant, administrator and CEO of Baptist Union City. “Our staff at Baptist Union City is excellent and works diligently to provide the most advanced care for patients in our community. I am proud of our team and the lifesaving care they provide.”
For the 2022–2023 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialties, 164 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. State and metro area rankings reflect the highest performing hospitals in the area across multiple areas of care.
“The hospitals named to the U.S. News Honor Roll excel across numerous specialties and service lines,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. “When patients and their medical professionals are considering their options for care, the rankings are designed to help them identify hospitals that are superior in the kind of care they may need.”
U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using a variety of measures, such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City is a 137-bed licensed facility located in the northwest corner of Tennessee. Medical services include inpatient and outpatient surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, coronary intensive care, cancer treatment, a sleep disorders center, a 24-hour emergency room, telemedicine, imaging and laboratory services. The hospital also offers labor and delivery services and delivers the most babies in the area as part of the largest maternity and women’s health care facility in Northwest Tennessee. With advanced medical technology and world-class care, Baptist Union City is the recipient of many awards and accolades, including the QUEST Award for High-Value Healthcare from Premier Inc., the Quest Hero Award and an “A” rating for Safety from The Leapfrog Group.