Dartmouth Health’s Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), New Hampshire’s only academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s annual ranking of Great Hospitals in America. DHMC was one of only three hospitals in New England included on the list, and the only hospital in New Hampshire and northern New England.
Hospitals included on this list are renowned for clinical excellence, patient safety, innovation efforts, research and education, patient satisfaction and more. Top ranking and award agencies have recognized these hospitals for their leadership in the industry and their excellence in several specialties. The hospitals acknowledged on this list are leaders who contribute to breakthroughs and discoveries that impact the future of medicine, and their expertise benefits not only the communities they serve, but also the healthcare field as a whole.
“Being included on Becker’s list of the country’s best hospitals, in the company of many internationally-renowned medical centers, is not only a great honor, but a validation that we are succeeding in delivering the level of excellence our communities deserve” said Susan A. Reeves, EdD, RN, executive vice president of DHMC. “I am deeply proud of our teams here at DHMC that make our hospital one of the best of the best and give their all to our patients each and every day.”
The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 rankings, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings and The Leapfrog Group safety grades.
About Dartmouth Health
Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 54 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital, and multiple clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Bennington and Windsor, VT; Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.