Washington DC – Medical Center of McKinney has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2016-17 in Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report.

“Medical Center of McKinney is committed to the care and improvement of human life, and to be recognized for the quality of care our physicians and staff provide our patients is an honor,” said Ernest C. Lynch, III, FACHE, CEO of Medical Center of McKinney.

“U.S. News evaluates nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals that were high-performing across multiple areas of care.

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. 

About Medical Center of McKinney

Medical Center of McKinney (MCM) is a 260-bed, acute care hospital that offers comprehensive services including a Level III trauma center, cardiovascular, neurological services, general surgery, orthopedics, women’s services, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and psychiatric services. MCM is a primary stroke center and achieved the Joint Commission’s prestigious Top Performer recognition for sustaining excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, stroke and perinatal care. The ER at Stonebridge, located at Custer and Hwy 380, is MCM’s provider-based emergency room.  Medical Center of McKinney is part of HCA.  For more information: www.medicalcenterofmckinney.com.