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    U.S. News & World Report Names California Pacific Medical Center Among Best Hospitals

    News Release
    Contact: Dean Fryer -- 415-600-7484 or pager 415-232-6463
    FryerD@sutterhealth.org

    San Francisco, Calif., July 21, 2015–Sutter Health's California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) achieved recognition today as being among the best hospitals in California for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, as well as top hospitals according to their performance in 16 adult specialties.

    Of the 430 hospitals reviewed in California, CPMC was recognized among the best, ranking fifth in the San Francisco metro area and 15th in the state. In addition, CPMC:

    • received "high performer" recognitions in three specialties—heart bypass surgery, hip replacement and knee replacement
    • ranked as a "top 50 hospital in the nation" for gynecology
    • ranked in the top 3 percent, at number 137 of the nearly 5,000 U.S. hospitals evaluated to receive a ranking in at least one specialty

    CPMC continually applies high standards for patient experience while employing research, innovation, and creative business and community partnerships to continually improve care delivery. By providing access to necessary services to those in the community who cannot afford health care and by supporting programs and services for those in financial need, CPMC continually seeks ways to integrate health care for all patients.

    The U.S. News & World Report survey ranked hospitals according to reputation, patient mortality, patient safety and other areas, including nurse staffing and technology.

    "A Best Hospital has demonstrated expertise in treating the most challenging patients," said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. "A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of."

    For more information and complete rankings, visit U.S. News & World Report.

    About California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC)—A Sutter Health Affiliate

    At San Francisco’s California Pacific Medical Center, we believe in the power of medicine. We research the most up-to-date treatments, hire the most qualified individuals, and practice the most modern, innovative medicine available. We deliver the highest-quality expert care with kindness and compassion in acute, post-acute and outpatient services, as well as preventive and complementary medicine. As one of California’s largest private, community-based, not-for-profit, teaching medical centers, and a Sutter Health affiliate, we are able to reach deep into our community to provide education, screening and financial support in some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods. Like us on Facebook, watch us on YouTube and follow us on Twitter. For more information visit our web site at www.cpmc.org.