Your health and overall well-being are (or at least, should be) top priorities.

When it comes to taking care of your health, who do you seek out for care?

Personally, I consistently seek out reputable, experienced professionals who truly treat my health/well-being with the utmost importance and care.

Luckily, it isn't all that hard to find a network of doctors and medical professionals who meet that criteria in Colorado - in fact, we have access to some top-ranked care right here in Northern Colorado.

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On Tuesday (July 26), health care system officials shared via a press release that four UCHealth hospitals have been officially ranked among the best in the state, as per a new report conducted and released by U.S. News and World Report.

The Top-Ranked Hospital In Colorado

According to the report via U.S. News and World Report, the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, is the No. 1 hospital in the state of Colorado.

Not only that, but the new report also ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital among the nation’s best in five specialties, including No. 2 in lung and respiratory care, a ranking UCHealth shares with partner National Jewish Health.

UCH’s nationally ranked specialties include:

  • Pulmonology and lung surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Ear, nose, and throat (ENT)

Northern Colorado Earns Top Rankings Among State Hospitals

In addition to UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, three additional UCHealth hospitals were also ranked including:

Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland (No. 2)

- Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs (No. 4)

Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins (No. 5).

“Our patient experience scores and excellent outcomes are a result of the commitment of everyone who cares for our patients on a daily basis,” said Kevin Unger, president and CEO of MCR and PVH, as per the press release.

“We are honored that patients trust us with their care and we are dedicated to serving our community.”

About The Rankings

For the 2022-23 rankings, U.S. News and World Report evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions to create their rankings list.

You can check out the full rankings list here.

“While the effects of the pandemic continue to impact hospitals across the country, these rankings are a testament to the dedication and perseverance of UCHealth’s dedicated staff and providers who ensure the very best care for our patients,” said Elizabeth B. Concordia, UCHealth president and CEO, as per the July 26 press release from the health care system.

“Quality, safety, and an excellent experience for our patients are always UCHealth’s top priorities.”

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