SANTA MONICA, CA — Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance were recognized Wednesday among Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals for 2022.
This worldwide recognition is now the fourth time on the list for Little Company of Mary and the first for Saint John’s. Also on the list are Providence Mission Hospital and Providence St. Jude Medical Center, which are both located in Orange County.
“Congratulations to all our providers and staff at these four hospitals for overcoming the challenges of two very difficult years and maintaining top quality, safety, patient satisfaction and peer recognition,” Kevin Manemann, chief executive, Providence Southern California, said in a statement.
“I credit the extraordinary teamwork that continually advances quality care and the commitment to our promise: know me, care for me, ease my way,” Manemann said.
Providence has 11 hospitals across Southern California. Each work together through Clinical Institutes, sharing expertise in several key specialties to standardize care and improve patient outcomes. This collaboration has led to innovation that ensures each patient receives the latest evidenced-based care and treatment.
The award, now in its fourth year, is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can be found on Newsweek’s website.
Newsweek and Statista developed a complex methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. Three data sources were used for the evaluation:
- Hospital recommendations from peers: an international online survey sent to more than 80,000 doctors, hospital managers & health care professionals.
- Patient experience: surveys measuring patient satisfaction with hospitals.
- Medical key performance indicators: patient safety, hygiene measures, and quality of treatment.
The World’s Best Hospitals 2022 recognizes the best medical institutions across 27 countries: the US, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Thailand, Italy, Brazil, India, Spain, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Providence, Southern California is a not-for-profit Catholic health network with 10 hospitals, approximately 90 clinics, TrinityCare Hospice and its TrinityKids Care pediatric hospice, Providence High School, home health care services, eight wellness centers and numerous physician groups in its Southern California region.
The network generates $7.5 billion in net revenue and has about 35,000 employees – called caregivers – and nearly 5,200 physicians on staff.