U.S. News & World Report names Memorial Hospital Belleville as one of the best in region

U.S. News & World Report names Memorial Hospital Belleville as one of the best in region

Memorial Hospital Belleville has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the region for 2018-2019 by U.S. News & World Report.

Memorial ranked fifth among the best hospitals in the St. Louis area and 19th in the State of Illinois. In addition, Memorial Belleville is listed among “high performing” hospitals for treatment of heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hip replacement and knee replacement.

“We are very proud to be ranked #5 among the best hospitals in the St. Louis area,” said Mark J. Turner, president.  “Additionally, it is also an honor to be recognized as a high performing hospital in these specialty areas.  This recognition is a testament to the quality care our physicians and staff provide our patients.”

Memorial Care Center, the 82-bed short-term rehab center located adjacent to Memorial Hospital Belleville has been named one of American’s Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report for eight consecutive years.

Consumers use the U.S. News & World Report rankings to help them find the best hospital care available when they are facing critical medical conditions and complicated procedures.  To learn more about what the rankings mean and how they are determined, to health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.


 

ADDITIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS

MAGNET designated facility
MAGNET designation, the highest honor for excellence in nursing, Memorial is the only hospital south of Springfield, Illinois to achieve this designation.  Only 6% of hospitals in the nation have MAGNET recognition from the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC). 

Healthgrades
Memorial Belleville has been recognized by Healthgrades, an independent rating agency, as follows:  Excellence Awards for Patient Safety and Gastrointestinal Care; Five-star recipient fo Treatment of COPD, Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism, Treatment of Gastrointestinal Bleed, Treatment of Sepsis and treatment of Respiratory Failure.

Chest Pain Center
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Professional Research Consultants (PRC)
Recognized by PRC as a top performer in Outpatient Respiratory Care and five-star rated for Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation
 

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 (MRHS), 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, BJC Medical Group of Illinois (formerly known as Memorial Medical Group) and Memorial Foundation.