MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola University Medical Center has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2017 list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopaedic Programs.
Becker's said hospitals on the list are national leaders in orthopaedic care. Many are high-volume centers recognized locally and nationally for quality care, outcomes, innovations, leading research departments and well-respected surgeons. Centers could not pay to be included on the list.
In developing the list, Becker's editorial team examined several rankings and ratings, including U.S. News & World Report rankings for orthopaedics, CareChex rankings for major orthopaedic surgery, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Centers for hip and knee replacement and the program's reputation for innovation.
Loyola's orthopaedic specialists provide skilled diagnosis and treatment of routine and complex orthopaedic injuries, conditions and diseases in adults and children. The clinically integrated orthopaedics team includes surgeons, sports medicine physicians, radiologists, oncologists, nurses, physiatrists, therapists and pain management specialists. Loyola's orthopaedics program is ranked 39th in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings.
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering business and legal news and analysis about hospitals and health systems.