Published on September 06, 2019

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NKCH Named a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report recognized North Kansas City Hospital as the third Best Hospital in the metro and the fourth Best Hospital in Missouri. We also received High Performing ratings for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery,Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and the medical specialty of Nephrology.

Only 569 of the more than 4,500 hospitals assessed were recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in a state or metro area. NKCH was recognized at both the state and metro-area level.


Building a Healthier Community

vertical bar chart of top five health problems in the northland per community surveyNorth Kansas City Hospital is a founding member of the Northland Health Alliance. NHA includes members of county and city health departments, hospitals, nonprofit organizations and healthcare providers united in the common goal of making local communities healthier.

Every three years, the NHA asks Northland residents to complete a Community Health Assessment Survey to gain insight into local issues, including the top health problems facing the community. Based on survey results, NKCH prioritizes the community’s health needs and determines where to focus resources. Read our 2016 and 2019 Community Health Needs Assessments.

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