St. Charles Bend ranked high in Oregon

Published Jul 20, 2013 at 05:00AM

St. Charles Bend is ranked as one of the best hospitals in Oregon for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report.

“We have an incredible team of caregivers who make it possible to deliver the highest quality of care to the communities we serve,” said Jay Henry, St. Charles Bend CEO, in a news release. “I’m proud of the work we are doing here every day to exceed the high expectations of our patients.”

St. Charles performed well in seven adult specialties. The hospital also scored high in patient safety, demonstrating commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes.

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. The rankings have been published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals and will appear in print in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2014 guidebook, available Aug. 27, according to St. Charles.

— From staff reports