WEBSTER, TEXAS AUGUST 9, 2016 – Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Texas for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, CLRMC ranked nationally in diabetes and endocrinology, and rated high performing hospital in neurology and neurosurgery, heart failure specialty and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

“Our primary goals are to provide world-class care and exceptional service to all the adult and pediatric patients we serve,” says Dr. John Byrne, chief medical officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. “These rankings demonstrate we are accomplishing our goals.”

“U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” 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.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care.

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

The rankings were published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook. For more information about Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, visit clearlakermc.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is a full-service hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma capabilities, The Brain & Spine Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, a bariatrics program, an NAPBC-accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, a Commission on Cancer-accredited oncology program, a Level IIIb Neonatal ICU, the area’s only pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU, and a comprehensive range of services for patients of all ages. With a medical staff of more than 900, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center employs more than 2,100 medical professionals and has served the community for more than 40 years. In 2013, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center invested $92 million in an expansion and renovation project that enhanced services to better serve the community of the bay area of Houston. For more information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at clearlakermc.com for the latest news and updates, or stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About HCA Gulf Coast Division

HCA Gulf Coast Division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities.  It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas’ residents and businesses.  HCA-affiliated facilities in the Gulf Coast Division include: 13 hospitals, eight ambulatory centers, seven off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center that provides one-phone-call access and support for patient transfers into and out of the HCA Gulf Coast Division Affiliated Hospitals, as well as access to ground and air transportation within a 150-mile radius.  For more information, visit our website at http://hcagulfcoast.com.