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Christiana Care ranked among nation’s best hospitals


U.S. News & World Report has named Christiana Care Health System a “Best Hospital” for high performance in a series of metrics.

Out of 4,500 hospitals, Christiana Care was one of just 29 to achieve the highest rating in every common condition or procedure.

It also ranked third among the 90-plus hospitals in the Philadelphia region.

“At Christiana Care, we serve together to make a positive impact on the health of our community,” said Janice E. Nevin, president and CEO of Christiana Care. “That impact starts with the high-quality, safe care that we provide in our hospitals. This recognition by U.S. News & World Report affirms that we’re exceptional today—and we remain committed to do all that we can to be even better tomorrow.”

The conditions and procedures ranked include:

  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Heart failure
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement

“These procedures and surgeries represent a high level of achievement across the board and is a testament to our organization’s culture,” said Ken L. Silverstein, M.D., MBA, chief clinical officer and executive vice president at Christiana Care.

“We serve together, guided by our values, Excellence and Love. These values motivate every person who works at Christiana Care to deliver the best care and the best experience to every person we serve,” he added.

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1 Comment

  1. Mille Boc February 18, 2019

    My husband was brought in by ambulance tonight. He arrived at the hospital before 6pm on February 18th . It’s now 10:56 pm he was sent out to sit in the waiting room. He has high blood pressure and AFib his complaint was his blood pressure and neck and shoulder area. He us still waiting. I can’t go to him because I was in a severe accident in December 19th 2018. My left ankle was broken had to have surgery. I am so upset. At the wait time.


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