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Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center Ranked #1 By U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings 2011-2012

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July 19, 2011

Sunrise Hospital is ranked #1 for a second consecutive year

Las Vegas, N.V. – July 19, 2011 – Sunrise Hospital has been ranked the number one hospital in Las Vegas in U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-2012 Best Hospitals rankings. This is the second consecutive year that Sunrise Hospital has been recognized in this category.

"This honor is attributed to the commitment the physicians, staff and volunteers at Sunrise have to provide the highest quality care and service to our community," said Sylvia Young, President and CEO for Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center." This recognition along with the Consumer Choice Award for the past 15 years reaffirms the community’s preference for Sunrise Hospital."

This is the latest recognition for Sunrise Hospital. In addition to the consecutive U.S. News recognitions, Sunrise has also been the Las Vegas Consumer Choice award winner for 15 consecutive years and has received the HealthInsight Quality Award acknowledging high performance in the care related to publicly reported quality measures.

The rankings cover 16 medical specialties and all 94 metro areas that have at least 500,000 residents and at least one hospital that performed well enough to be ranked.

About Sunrise Hospital:
Now celebrating more than 50 years in the community, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center is a 700–bed campus providing high-quality, advanced healthcare services in Southern Nevada and the surrounding region. A Consumer Choice award-winning hospital for 15 consecutive years and a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Winner for two consecutive years, Las Vegas’ largest acute care facility provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to the community. As the healthcare leader of Southern Nevada, Sunrise Hospital offers a full range of specialized services including an Accredited Chest Pain Center, the region’s first Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center recognized by the American Stroke Association for the Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award, the Nevada Neurosciences Institute—featuring neurology services including stroke, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, comprehensive Cancer Center recognized by the American College of Surgeons, a comprehensive Breast Center, rehabilitation and a Level-II Trauma and Emergency Services Department. The hospital also has invested in obtaining new technologies such as the da Vinci Robotic surgery system, Gamma Knife incision-less brain surgery and an exclusive Picture Archiving and Communication System.

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