The Miriam also named top hospital in Providence/New Bedford region in 2022-2023 rankings

The Miriam Hospital has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Top Hospital in Rhode Island in its 2022-2023 Best Hospitals report released today. An affiliate of the Lifespan health system and a teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital has earned this honor for eleven straight years, starting with the first state rankings in 2012-2013.

“I am so proud that The Miriam Hospital has, for the eleventh year in a row, earned the distinction of being the top hospital in Rhode Island for our care and treatment of patients,” said Maria Ducharme, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, president of The Miriam Hospital. “We have a talented and committed team that always strives for excellence and truly lives the mission of Delivering health with care.  This passion and dedication can be seen at all levels across The Miriam Hospital and I consider myself fortunate to work among such amazing individuals daily.”

U.S. News also ranked The Miriam Hospital the top hospital in the Providence metro area (which includes Providence, Pawtucket, Fall River and New Bedford), and gave the hospital a “high performing” ranking or distinction for its care and treatment in 9 conditions and adult specialty areas, as follows:

U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.

For the 2022-2023 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. For the first time, U.S. News rated eligible hospitals in Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Prostate Cancer Surgery and Uterine Cancer Surgery. In the 15 specialties, 164 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. State and metro area rankings reflect the highest performing hospitals in the area across multiple areas of care.

“The hospitals named to the U.S. News Honor Roll excel across numerous specialties and service lines,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U.S. News. “When patients and their medical professionals  are considering their options for care, the rankings are designed to help them identify hospitals that are superior in the kind of care they may need.”

U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using a variety of measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.

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Kathleen Hart

Director, Public Relations