WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCIA) — Decatur Memorial Hospital was named a Best Hospital by U. S. News & World Report. It earned high performance ratings for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, lung cancer surgery and colon cancer surgery.
DMH was also named a Regionally Ranked Hospital, 25th in Illinois, recognized in East Central Illinois.
U.S. News & World Report just released the 2018 – 19 Best Hospitals rankings. The 29th annual rankings are designed to assist patients and doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care.
This year’s rankings compared more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. Of these hospitals, barely one out of eight met the standard. This year, a total of 158 hospitals were nationally ranked in at least one specialty.
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