WVU Medicine Camden Clark Receives High Performing Ranking | News, Sports, Jobs


MORGANTOWN – WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center was one of nine WVU Medicine member and managed hospitals recognized as high performers in the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital rankings.

US News rated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialties, 164 hospitals were classified in at least one specialty. For the first time, US News has rated hospitals eligible for ovarian cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery and uterine cancer surgery.

State and metropolitan area rankings reflect the region’s top performing hospitals in several areas of care.

In the Procedures and Conditions category, Camden Clark was recognized as high performing in the areas of Acute Kidney Failure, COPD, Heart Attacks, Heart Failure, Stroke and Cancer Surgery the uterus.

WVU Medicine JW Ruby Memorial Hospital retained its title as the #1 hospital in the state.

“Ruby is the academic medical center of the state land-grant university, and it’s proof that we are fulfilling our mission to provide world-class healthcare to all citizens of West Virginia,” said Albert L. Wright Jr., president and CEO of West Virginia University Health System.

“When you look at the specialties, procedures and conditions for which our system hospitals have been recognized, you can see that the issues that plague people in the state and region the most – cancer, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease and stroke – are some of them,” says Wright. “There are many people on the teams treating these conditions at our system hospitals, and we are grateful for their dedication to providing the care our patients need close to home, where they need it.”

The annual Top Hospitals Rankings and Ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to help patients and their doctors make informed decisions about where to receive quality care for difficult health conditions and elective procedures.

US News assessed each hospital’s performance using various measures, such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology considers data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.

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