Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital #1 in Eastern Washington for Fifth Year

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital #1 in Eastern Washington for Fifth Year in a Row

In Eastern Washington, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Holy Family Hospital and Mount Carmel Hospital were all recognized for high performance in multiple areas.

Spokane, Wash. — Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has been recognized as a Best Hospital in the region. U.S. News & World Report named Sacred Heart #1 in Eastern Washington. It also recognized the Medical Center, Providence Holy Family Hospital, and Providence Mount Carmel Hospital as high performing in more than a dozen adult procedures and conditions.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in its 32nd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.

The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.

Sacred Heart Medical Center ranked high performing in the following specialties and procedures:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Attack
  • Hip Replacement
  • Kidney Failure
  • Knee Replacement
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Pneumonia
  • Stroke
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Holy Family Hospital ranked high performing in the following specialties and procedures:
  • Kidney Failure
  • Knee Replacement
Mount Carmel Hospital ranked high performing in the following specialties and procedures:
  • Hip Fracture


A total of 30 hospitals/medical centers throughout Providence have been honored by U.S. News & World Report for the 2021-2022 timeframe. For more information about the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, please visit the FAQ.


About Providence Health Care

Providence Health Care is the Eastern Washington service area of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. In eastern Washington, the Providence Health Care network of services includes Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital and Providence Holy Family Hospital – all nationally recognized for quality care, as well as two critical access hospitals in Colville and Chewelah. It also includes a full continuum of services – Providence Medical Park in Spokane Valley (a comprehensive multi-specialty center), three urgent care centers, home health, assisted living, adult day health and skilled nursing care. Providence Medical Group of eastern Washington includes more than 850 physicians and advanced practitioners. Its medical staff includes primary care providers, surgical subspecialists and medical specialists. For more information, visit

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