MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Named One Of U.S. Best Hospitals For 19th Straight Year & #3 In D.C. Region

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) has once again been ranked by physicians as one of America’s Best Hospitals in 2013 in the July issue ofU.S.News & World Report.

July 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) has once again been ranked by physicians as one of America’s Best Hospitals in 2013 in the July issue ofU.S.News & World Report.

For the 19th consecutive year, MedStar NRH is ranked by physicians as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, coming in at number 11 overall. (Click here for the complete list of rehabilitation hospitals.) In addition, MedStar NRH is ranked as the 3rd best hospital overall in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The complete list of regional rankings:http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/washington-dc

Sister MedStar Health hospitals MedStar Washington Hospital Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital were also named among the top five ‘best’ hospitals in the D.C. region.

“We are very proud to be recognized by our peers in the medical community for our efforts in providing our patients with high quality healthcare,” said Michael Yochelson, MD, MedStar NRH Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer. “This ranking is a testament to the dedication, commitment and experience of our Team Members at MedStar NRH, as well as the support of our community. We are grateful to our colleagues for this recognition and it inspires us to continue to provide our patients with compassionate care and innovative programs and techniques, which will empower them to lead productive, independent lives.”

The new rankings recognize hundreds of hospitals in or near cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties. U.S.News created the Best Hospitals list to identify hospitals exceptionally skilled in handling the most difficult cases. Rehabilitation rankings are based on reputational scores as identified by physiatrists nationwide.