Published on December 22, 2016

Reading Hospital Named to Becker's Hospital Review List: 100 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgy and Spine Programs

Reading Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review 2016 list of 100 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs, featuring hospitals and health systems leading the way in neurosciences and providing treatment for patients with various brain and spine conditions.

Hospitals and health systems included on this list are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and provide patients with access to renowned experts in the neurosciences field capable of delivering comprehensive care for a variety of complicated conditions that affect the brain and spine.

As a designated Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, Reading Hospital has a staff of neurosurgeons specializing in treating disorders of the spine and brain. Nationally recognized for its neuroscience program, Reading Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center. It has earned awards from Healthgrades for more than 10 consecutive years reflecting its commitment to neurosciences: America's 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award, the Neurosciences Excellence Award and Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and accolades awarded by several institutions. For instance, the team examined U.S. News & World Report national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery, CareChex national and regional rankings for neurological care, neurosurgery and spine surgery, BlueDistinctionCenter for Spine Surgery designation, Healthgrades awards for spine surgery, neurosurgery and stroke care, and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.