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March 16, 2021

Two Providence hospitals among Newsweek’s Best Hospitals in the World
Providence Mission Hospital ranked No. 1 in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Providence Mission Hospital, Providence St. Jude Medical Center and affiliate Hoag Memorial Hospital have been recognized among Newsweek’s list of the World’s Best Hospitals for 2021.

Among the more than 330 U.S. hospitals recognized, Providence Mission, in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, was No. 1 in Orange County and Providence St. Jude, Fullerton, No. 4. Providence affiliate Hoag, Newport Beach was ranked No. 2.

“On behalf of every patient who comes to Providence Mission Hospital for hope and healing, we are honored that Newsweek has recognized us as one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals and the No. 1 hospital in Orange County,” said Seth Teigen, chief executive of Providence Mission Hospital. “This recognition really validates the dedication of our caregivers and physicians and their commitment to provide extraordinary care.”

The World’s Best Hospitals 2021 recognizes the 2,000 best medical institutions across 25 countries: the United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Thailand, Italy, Brazil, India, Spain, Mexico, Poland, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands.

This award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Newsweek and Statista developed a complex methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. Three data sources were used for the evaluation:

  • Hospital recommendations from peers: an international online survey that included more than 74,000 doctors, hospital managers and health care professionals
  • Patient experience: surveys measuring patient satisfaction with hospitals; and medical key performance indicators: patient safety, hygiene measures, and quality of treatment

“The excellence and commitment of our doctors and caregivers have created an extraordinary culture and work environment, influenced by our leadership philosophy of being radically-caregiver centric,” said Brian Helleland, chief executive, Providence St. Jude. “Being named the among the best hospitals in the nation as well as one of the top places in the country to work helps explain St. Jude’s list of national honors for quality and patient safety. Both accomplishments reflect the pride and uniqueness of the physicians and caregivers who work inside these walls."


About Providence, Southern California
Providence, Southern California is a not-for-profit Catholic health network with 10 hospitals, approximately 90 clinics, TrinityCare Hospice and its TrinityKids Care pediatric hospice, Providence High School, home health care services, eight wellness centers and numerous physician groups in its Southern California Region. Together these ministries, including secular affiliates and some representing other faiths, generate $7.5 billion in net revenue and have approximately 35,000 employees – called caregivers – and nearly 5,200 physicians on staff.

Providence Southern California is part of Providence, formerly Providence St. Joseph Health, a health system of 111,000 caregivers serving in 51 hospitals, 829 clinics and a comprehensive range of services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH strives to increase access to health care and bring quality, compassionate care to those we serve, with a focus on those most in need.