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U.S. News and World Report names Covenant Medical Center best in the region

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(Press Release)

For the third consecutive year Covenant Medical Center (CMC) has been named as U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospital for the Panhandle Plains Region.

In its’ 29th year, the U.S. News Best Hospital ranking is designed to help patients decide where to best receive quality care across the county.

CMC had “High Performing” marks in three procedures or conditions:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Heart Failure
  • Colon Cancer Surgery

“We are proud to once again be recognized by US News & World Report for Best Hospital in our Region,” Covenant Medical Center CEO Walt Cathey said. “It is important to us to provide the highest quality of service to our West Texas community that we can. We want to be recognized as a system that our community can trust whenever they are in need of medical care.”

More than 4,400 hospitals were evaluated in at least one of the nine procedures or conditions, using methods developed by health services researchers at U.S. News & World Report. Approximately 1,100 hospitals received a high performing rating in one or more procedures and conditions, and 29 hospitals received a high performing rating in all nine procedures and conditions.

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