Kadlec Named Best Hospital in Central Washington for 2nd Straight Year

U.S. News and World Reports magazine is out with its list of best hospitals and for the second consecutive year, Kadlec Regional Medical Center has earned recognition as the top hospital in Central Washington. Each year, the publication evaluates the nation’s 6,000 hospital in a variety of quality and safety metrics.

               In addition to being named Best Hospital in Central Washington, Kadlec is also a “High Performing” hospital in five categories:

  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Knee Replacement

According to information from the U.S. News & World Report, rankings are “based on several factors, including medical outcomes such as survival, patient experience, nurse staffing and more. Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties from cancer to urology and rated in common procedures and conditions, such as heart bypass surgery, hip and knee replacement and COPD. Hospitals are also ranked regionally within states and major metro areas so you can find the best hospital near you.”

To learn more about the top ranked hospitals in Central Washington, click below.

U.S. News Best Hospitals in Central Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has been designated as a Heart Safe Campus by Richland Fire & Emergency Services.
The Washington State Department of Health has designated Kadlec Regional Medical Center as a Level II Trauma Center, one of only two in the state east of the Cascade Mountains.
The Kadlec Tri-Cities Cancer Center team has earned a perfect accreditation survey to retain the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification.
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