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

North Kansas City Hospital is honored to be listed as one of the Best Hospitals in the metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals rankings. The hospital also ranked in the Top 10 for meeting standards of strong performance compared with other hospitals in Missouri. Awards are based on competency in handling some of the most difficult medical cases and demonstrating an exceptionally high-performance in various medical specialties. North Kansas City Hospital is also recognized for high performance in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery and Orthopedics.


This year’s Best Hospitals list showcases only 15 percent of the nation’s approximately 4,800 hospitals. “We are honored to be counted among this elite group of hospitals nationwide who are demonstrating the ability to successfully care for some of the most serious medical conditions,” says Peggy Schmitt, president and CEO of North Kansas City Hospital.

Rankings were published by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with the research firm RTI International. Highlights of the 2013-14 rankings appear in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2013 Guidebook.