St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix, Ariz.). Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. Today, the 586-bed hospital is part of San Francisco-based Dignity Health.
In 2015, there were 28,843 patient admissions at St. Joseph's and 84,084 emergency room visits. Clinicians performed 18,125 inpatient surgeries and delivered 4,789 babies at St. Joseph's last year, too. The hospital has 260 medical residents in 20 specialties. St. Joseph's was ranked the No. 4 hospital in Arizona and No. 2 in the Phoenix metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report in 2015-16. In 2016, St. Joseph's earned a spot on Truven Health Analytics' list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S.
The Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's has led the neurosciences field for more than 50 years since it was founded in 1962. The more than 100 neurology and neurosurgery subspecialists at the institute, housed in the 430,000-square-foot Barrow Neuroscience Tower, have treated patients from all 50 states and more than 50 countries. As such, the hospital is ranked No. 21 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News for 2015-16.
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.