Good Samaritan Hospital (Cincinnati) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Good Samaritan Hospital (Cincinnati). Opened in 1852, Good Samaritan Hospital is the oldest hospital in Cincinnati. In the first three years of the hospital's history, the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati cared for more than 1,500 patients. In the years that followed, Good Samaritan grew to become the largest private teaching hospital in Cincinnati with more than 650 beds. The hospital is part of the TriHealth health system based in Cincinnati.
Good Samaritan Hospital was the first in Cincinnati to acquire the da Vinci Surgical System. The hospital is also home to a number of specialty institutes and centers of excellence, including its breast center, digestive institute, weight management program and palliative care, among others.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Good Samaritan Hospital as the No. 2 hospital in the Cincinnati metro area and the No. 5 hospital in Ohio in its 2015-16 rankings. Additionally, the hospital was nationally ranked in two adult specialties. It has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2012 and was named among Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals in 2016.
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