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Renown South Meadows Medical Center Named #1 Hospital in NV

July 30, 2020

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U.S. News & World Report recently released their 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings naming Renown South Meadows Medical Center as the number one hospital in Nevada.

U.S. News looked at 4,554 hospitals, which represent nearly all U.S. facilities providing inpatient care. Hospitals are evaluated across a wide range of conditions and procedures, including 16 medical specialty areas of care.

“We are committed to be among the best in the nation for quality, safety and patient experience,” said Tony Slonim, MD, DrPH, FACHE, president and CEO of Renown. “This ranking confirms what Renown has always been dedicated to — providing the best patient care possible. Quality and safety are the responsibility of every employee and physician at Renown, and we are proud that Renown South Meadows has been chosen as the best in the state and among the best in the nation.” 

“We thank the incredible physicians, nurses and employees at Renown South Meadows Medical Center and across Renown for their dedication to excellent patient care – our employees, patients and our community are the true award winners,” said Chris Nicholas, Vice President & Administrator, Renown South Meadows & Renown Rehabilitation Hospital. “We applaud them as being not only the best in the state, but among the best in the nation.” 

“We are proud that Renown South Meadows is one of Nevada’s highest rated hospitals, and it’s exciting to have that recognition. Over the last year both our acute care hospitals – South Meadows and Renown Regional Medical Center, have made substantial improvements. We are working every day to ensure we are delivering the highest quality, safest care to our patients and our community,” said Dawn D. Ahner, DSc, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer — Acute Services for Renown.

Renown South Meadows has been recognized by several national organizations for excellence and quality, including the Joint Commission, Leapfrog and Health Insight. Renown South Meadows Medical Center is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and a Pathway Designated hospital for nursing excellence. Renown South Meadows provides an emergency department staffed 24/7 with board-certified emergency physicians, a wide range of services including primary and urgent care medical offices, a lab and health improvement programs. Renown is currently recruiting outstanding employees at https://careers.renown.org/.



About Renown Health

Renown Health is the region’s largest, locally owned and governed, not-for-profit integrated healthcare network serving Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. With a diverse workforce of more than 7,000 employees, Renown has fostered a longstanding culture of excellence, determination and innovation. The organization comprises a trauma center, two acute care hospitals, a children’s hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, a medical group and urgent care network, and the region’s largest, locally owned not-for-profit insurance company, Hometown Health. Renown’s institute model addresses social determinants of health and includes: Child Health, Behavioral Health & Addiction, Healthy Aging and Health Innovation. Clinical institutes include: Cancer, Heart and Vascular Heath, Neurosciences and Robotic Surgery. Renown is currently enrolling participants in the world’s largest community-based genetic population health study, the Healthy Nevada Project®. For more information, visit renown.org.

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