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U.S. News & World Report names Memorial Hospital Belleville as high performer

BELLEVILLE — Memorial Hospital Belleville has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2017-18 in treating heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by U.S. News & World Report.

memorialhospitalsquarelogo“This is quite an honor to be recognized as a high performing hospital by U.S. News & World Report in these specialty areas,” said Mark J. Turner, president. “This award is a testament to the quality care our physicians and staff provide our patients.”

For 2017-18, approximately 1,600 of the 5,000 hospitals nationwide received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care.

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

About Memorial Hospital Belleville

Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed acute care MAGNET designated hospital offering emergency and critical care services as well as medical, surgical and obstetrics along with a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services. Also located on the Belleville campus, The Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program that includes physical, occupational, speech and hand therapy.

Memorial Hospital Belleville is part of Memorial Regional Health Services, a non-profit organization jointly governed by Memorial and BJC HealthCare. It is the parent organization of Memorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Care Center, Memorial Medical Group and Memorial Foundation.

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