Three Aurora Hospitals Recognized in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

July 24, 2014

Milwaukee – U.S. News & World Report has recognized three Aurora Health Care hospitals in its 2014-15 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at: http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

The annual rankings showcase more than 700 hospitals out of about 5,000 hospitals nationwide. Each Aurora hospital is ranked among the country's top hospitals in at least two medical specialties as a Top 50 or High Performer.

This year Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, in Milwaukee, ranks among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in five specialties: cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology, diabetes and endocrinology, geriatrics and pulmonology. The hospital also ranks as a high performer in neurology and neurosurgery, cancer, ENT, gynecology, nephrology, orthopedics and urology.

Aurora West Allis Medical Center was also recognized with eight high-performing specialties: gynecology, gastroenterology, cancer, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay was recognized as a high performer in orthopedics and urology. For the fourth year in a row, Aurora BayCare ranked as the top hospital in northeastern Wisconsin.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing Caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow.

Adam Beeson
414-299-1690
adam.beeson@aurora.org

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