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Reading Hospital on World’s Best Hospitals list

- By Shea Singley ssingley@southschuy­ @SheaSingle­y on Twitter

Reading Hospital ranked 92nd on Newsweek’s 2021 list of World’s Best Hospitals.

The hospital was also recognized with the Best Hospitals for Infection Prevention award.

The list and award presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a statistics portal and industry ranking provider, recognize the best medical institutio­ns across 25 countries. Using a complex methodolog­y to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking, Newsweek and Statista use three data sources for the evaluation.

The sources included hospital recommenda­tions from peers using an internatio­nal online survey; patient experience using surveys measuring patient satisfacti­on; and medical key performanc­e indicators including patient safety, hygiene measures and quality of treatment.

“I am extremely proud of the Reading Hospital team members for receiving this recognitio­n,” said William M. Jennings, Reading Hospital

President and CEO, in a press release. “Awards and recognitio­ns like this serve as an important reminder that their hard work and dedication to providing high-quality care is being recognized locally and also at a national level.”

Reading Hospital also recently earned the Healthgrad­es 2021 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for the fifth consecutiv­e year.

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