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U.S. News & World Report Names MMC as Best Regional Hospital for Tenth Straight Year

July 26, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Caroline Cornish / caroline.cornish@mainehealth.org

MMC also earned a “high performing” rating in 14 common procedures and conditions.

PORTLAND, Maine U.S. News & World Report has named Maine Medical Center (MMC) as the #1 hospital in Maine for 2022-2023. This is the 10th straight year that MMC has been named as a Best Regional Hospital. U.S. News also rated MMC as “high performing” in 14 common procedures and conditions included in the annual survey of U.S. hospitals.

“MMC’s care team does extraordinary work and it is gratifying to see their efforts reflected in the U.S. News ratings year after year,” said MMC President Jeff Sanders. “Ten years is a long time to be rated as number one in the state, and it’s a reflection of our team’s consistent dedication to quality patient- centered care.”

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures. For the 2022-2023 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide. Fewer than half of all hospitals received any “high performing” rating. MMC received 14:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Back surgery (spinal fusion)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Heart attack
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Hip replacement
  • Kidney failure
  • Knee replacement
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Prostate cancer surgery
  • Stroke
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based on objective measures of quality such as survival rates, patient experience and how successfully each hospital helps patients get back home. For more information, visit the U.S. News Best Hospitals website.

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About Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2022-2023, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 700 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. MMC's unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.

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