Patient Care

Strong Memorial Recognized for Excellence in Care

Apr. 2, 2017

Becker’s Hospital Review, one of the nation’s leading health care industry publications, has named UR Medicine’s Strong Memorial Hospital to its 2017 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.   This is the fourth consecutive year the hospital has earned this honor.  

According to Becker’s, the hospitals included on the top 100 list are renowned for excellence and industry leaders in innovation, quality patient care, and clinical research.

“This honor is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff who strive every day to improve the quality of care our patients receive,” said Mark Taubman, M.D., CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center. “Health care is undergoing an unprecedented transformation and we are proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in efforts to expand access to the highest level of care.”

Strong Memorial is the only hospital in upstate New York with multiple programs that earn U.S. News & World Report Top 50 rankings and is ranked as the #1 hospital in the Rochester metro region by the publication.

The Becker's Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of several ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News and World Report's 2016-17 Honor Roll and specialty rankings, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades, Truven Health Analytics top hospitals, Most Wired hospitals, and Magnet accreditation.

Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly health care publication that reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.