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Main Line Health’s Acute Care Hospitals Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

Main Line Health July 26, 2022 News Releases

Radnor, PA — Main Line Health announced today its four acute care hospitals have all been recognized in the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, with Lankenau Medical Center being named one of the top 50 Best Hospitals in the nation for obstetrics and gynecology.

Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital each received high-performing recognition for a variety of procedures and conditions. Lankenau Medical Center (#3), Paoli Hospital (#5) and Bryn Mawr Hospital (#7) were ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro region out of nearly 100 hospitals.

Lankenau Medical Center advanced to #6 in the state this year, up four places. Paoli (11th) and Bryn Mawr (13th) each rose in the rankings as well.

“This trajectory is due to outstanding teamwork and an unwavering focus to provide the highest level of care to every patient who enters our doors,” said Phillip D. Robinson, FACHE, President of Lankenau Medical Center.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care in consultation with their doctors. For this year’s rankings, the magazine evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide in 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. Performance is determined using a variety of measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. Lankenau, Bryn Mawr and Paoli were ranked as high-performing in orthopedics. Lankenau and Paoli were also ranked as high-performing in pulmonology, lung surgery and urology. Lankenau was ranked as high-performing in cardiology and heart surgery.

“I am incredibly proud of our entire team at Main Line Health, who continue to work tirelessly to provide the highest quality care to our patients,” said Jack Lynch, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Main Line Health. “The U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect the dedication and commitment to serving our community that help make Main Line Health the best place to give and receive care.”

This year, obstetrics and gynecology care at Lankenau Medical Center was identified for its excellence nationwide, ranking #42.

“This recognition is especially humbling and significant given that Main Line Health delivered more babies this year than ever before,” said Joseph Gobern, MD, FACOG, System Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Main Line Health. “We are extremely proud of our team that has remained dedicated to delivering outstanding patient experiences as well as, superior safety, quality and equity of care.”

To see the full list, visit https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment—to deliver advanced medicine for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of nearly 13,000 employees and more than 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health System.

At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care, and service, including U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, System Magnet® designation; the nation's highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity, and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education, and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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Phil Ellingsworth Jr.
Director, Communications
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