Prisma Health achieves national recognition in U.S. News and World Report

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital has been ranked one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation for gynecology, according to the U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Rankings released on Tuesday, July 30.

Prisma Health also was ranked as high-performing in several other specialties and procedures, including cardiology and orthopedics. High-performing hospitals fall in the top 10% of hospitals analyzed for this report, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Prisma Health hospitals and specialties recognized by U.S. News and World Report include:
• Prisma Health Baptist Hospital (Columbia, S.C.) – high-performing in knee replacement, hip replacement
• Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital (Greenville, S.C.) – top 50 in gynecology, high-performing in heart failure, colon cancer surgery
• Prisma Health Greer Memorial Hospital (Greer, S.C.) – high performing in knee replacement, orthopedics
• Prisma Health Patewood Hospital (Greenville, S.C.) – high performing in knee replacement, hip replacement
• Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital (Seneca, S.C.) – high performing in heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
• Prisma Health Richland Hospital (Columbia, S.C.) – high performing in heart failure, COPD
• Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital (Sumter, S.C.) – high performing in heart failure

The national rankings take into account exceptional care for high-risk patients, expertise of clinical staff, availability of advanced clinical technologies and patient experience.

“We are thrilled to be recognized among our peers as a leader in gynecology. It’s our privilege to care for women at some of the most exciting and challenging times in their lives,” said Kacey Eichelberger, MD, chair of OBGYN for Prisma Health–Upstate. “Whether we’re building a relationship at an annual wellness visit or utilizing our clinical expertise during a difficult pregnancy, our team members go above and beyond to become partners in our patients’ health.”

“This recognition demonstrates our system’s commitment to excellence in care delivery,” said Angelo Sinopoli, MD, chief clinical officer of Prisma Health. “Our patients interact with us at many touchpoints across the system. No matter where they meet us, this honor demonstrates that we have the breadth and depth of expertise to help them achieve a better state of health.”

U.S. News & World Report analyzed data collected from nearly 5,000 medical centers to compile its annual Best Hospitals rankings.

Prisma Health, a not-for-profit health company, is committed to excellence in patient care, clinical research and teaching the next generation of medical professionals. Our organization – South Carolina’s largest private employer – was formed when Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health joined together in late 2017, officially becoming Prisma Health in January 2019. With 32,000 team members (including volunteers), 18 hospitals and over 300 physician practice sites, we serve more than 1.2 million patients annually – about a quarter of the state’s population. Our goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care. Our cardiovascular, neuroscience, OB/GYN, oncology and orthopedic programs attract patients throughout the region. Also noteworthy are our two renowned children’s hospitals, comprehensive diabetes care and extensive primary care network. Ultimately, we are dedicated to transforming the health care experience for our patients and families, our team members and guests by bringing our purpose to life: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference. Learn more at PrismaHealth.org.