U.S. News & World Report

USNWRNorth Kansas City Hospital earned the designation as one of the "Best Regional Hospitals" in the metro area from the annual "Best Hospitals" ranking by U.S. News & World Report. North Kansas City Hospital is also recognized for high performance in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Orthopedics, Nephrology and Pulmonology.

Awards are based on competency in handling some of the most difficult medical cases and demonstrating exceptionally high-performance in various medical specialties. This year’s "Best Hospitals" list showcases only 13 percent of the nation’s approximately 4,800 hospitals. "Thank you to the NKCH staff for your dedication. It’s rewarding to have your hard work and commitment to excellence recognized," says Peggy Schmitt, president and CEO.