Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Named for Fourth Consecutive Year to Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Great Hospitals in America”

CHLA only pediatric institution in Southern California to make the

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Distinguished health care publication Becker’s
Hospital Review
has announced that Children’s
Hospital Los Angeles
(CHLA) has been selected to the 2017 edition of
its “100 Great Hospitals in America” list.

The coveted placement is reserved for institutions that are “industry
leaders in innovation, quality patient care and clinical research, and
have received recognition across various publications and accrediting
organizations,” according to Becker’s announcement.

CHLA is one of just 13 standalone children’s hospitals in the nation and
the only
pediatric institution in Southern California to be recognized
Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s has published a version of the “100
Great Hospitals in America” list annually since 2012, and CHLA has made
the list every year since 2014, the first year children’s hospitals were

“Every day, our doctors, nurses, researchers, technicians and staff
demonstrate an unwavering commitment to providing the care, compassion
and innovation that make Children’s Hospital Los Angeles the pediatric
health system of choice,” says CHLA President and Chief Executive
Officer Paul S. Viviano. “To be recognized as a national health care
leader by Becker’s Hospital Review is a testament to their hard work and
stewardship of our patients and families.”

The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selected institutions 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, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) star ratings,
The Leapfrog Group grades, Truven Health Analytics top hospitals, Most
Wired hospitals and Magnet accreditation. The final result is a list of
100 hospitals considered overall health care leaders in their region,
state or the nation.

The full 2017 list, including individual hospital profiles, can be found

About Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been named the best children’s
hospital in California and among the top 10 in the nation for clinical
excellence with its selection to the prestigious U.S. News & World
Report Honor Roll. Children’s Hospital is home to The Saban Research
Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research
facilities in the United States. Children’s Hospital is also one of
America’s premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation with the
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since
1932. For more information, visit
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About Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date
business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health
systems. Articles are geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we
work to provide valuable information, including hospital and health
system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these
decision-makers. Each issue of Becker’s Hospital Review reaches more
than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.


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