Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (Philadelphia). Since the main hospital facility was founded in 1825, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals has grown to include five primary locations and numerous radiation therapy satellite locations throughout the region. Today, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals includes 951 licensed beds and more than 7,800 full- and part-time employees.
In 2015-16, U.S. News & World Report ranked Thomas Jefferson the No. 2 hospital in the Philadelphia metro area and the No. 4 hospital in Pennsylvania. The organization is also nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in seven adult specialties. In 2016, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals was named on Healthgrades' 100 Best Hospitals list for the second time. Healthgrades also ranked the hospital among the top 100 for cardiac care, gastrointestinal care, general surgery, joint replacement, prostate surgery and stroke care.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Center City Campus is a Magnet-recognized and Joint Commission-accredited facility. The hospital's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is one of 69 National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S.
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