Three hospitals in Southwest Florida have received top marks in the latest hospital review from the US News & World Report.

Lee Memorial Hospital in Lee County and NCH Baker Hospital Downtown Collier County are among the top 14 hospitals. "According to the news magazine that has rated hospitals for 30 years, the best hospitals in Florida are".

Lee's Gulf Coast Medical Center is ranked 21th out of 40 hospitals in Florida, according to data. Lee Memorial and Gulf Coast belong to the publicly operated Lee Health System.

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The NCH Baker Hospital Downtown from outside, as photographed on December 17, 2018 in Naples. (Photo: Srijita Chattopadhyay / Naples Daily News)

The three hospitals achieved high status in cardiac care and care under various other conditions, including the top 10 percent of hospitals "For patient results.

"We are honored that Lee Health's hospitals are recognized by US News & World Report as one of the state's best hospitals," said Scott Kashman, chief officer of Lee Health's Hospital Operations, in a statement. "This ranking shows that residents and visitors to Southwest Florida can be confident that they will receive the best possible care when they come through our doors.": // /Naples/lee_memorial_hospital_1432254111822_18641974_ver1.0_640_480.jpg "data-mycapture-sm-src =" – / 049a7a4c68f25272775f9a1dd1c1d02b60786d54 / r = 500×235 / local / – / media / 2016/06 / 14 / Naples / lee_memorial_hospital_1432254111822_18641974_ver1.0_640_480.jpg "/> In 2018, NCH ranked 11th in the state and 12th in the Lee Memorial, according to last year's report.

Frank Astor, Chief Medical Officer of the NCH Healthcare System, which is the NCH Baker Hospital said it announced this in a statement worthwhile for the re-recognition of NCH as one of the best hospitals in the state.

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US According to Astor, News is considered a leading expert in quality rankings.

"The best hospitals have proven experience treating some of the most challenging patients, and NCH professionals are always focused on quality and innovation that ensures optimal health and good health – the well-being of our patients and our community," Astor said.

More than 1,400 hospitals this year have been rated as performing well in at least one procedure or illness.

Fort Myers Lee Memorial is a high performing cardiac bypass surgery. The data show that the treatment of heart failure will be arrested for the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and hip and knee surgery.

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Gulf Coast Hospital excels at treating heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colorectal cancer, and knee replacement surgery.

] The NCH Baker Hospital is a high-performance hospital for cardiac bypass surgery, heart failure treatment, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon and colon surgery.

US News released its best regional hospitals for the first time in 2011.

In Florida, AdventHealth in Orlando, the Shands Hospital of the University of Florida at Gainesville, the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, the Tampa General Hospital in Tampa and the US Department of Health in Florida rank among the top 5 Cleveland Clinics in Weston.

US News conducts the analysis to help patients find suitable sources for inpatient care. Nevertheless, patients are advised to do their own research, to talk to their doctors and to consider insurance coverage.

Approximately two million Americans a year undergo facial surgery or require specialized treatments that can present a challenge and pose an increased risk of death. The analysis started with an initial pool of 4,653 hospitals across the country and was limited to 2,241 hospitals operating the Criteria of equipment with at least 200 beds matched with advanced technology and other factors. Veterans hospitals were not involved.

The analysis identified the top 20 best hospitals in 16 specialties across the country, where 165 hospitals performed well enough to rank as one of the top five hospitals nationwide in one or more specialty areas.

The nationally recognized Mayo Clinics in Rochester, Minnesota; Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston; John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore; Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland; and New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell, New York.

The data used in the analysis came from Medicare and the American Hospital Association, as well as professional associations. The answers of a medical survey were taken into account. The reputation of a hospital played no role in the reviews.

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