Rockford Memorial named ‘Best Regional Hospital’

Staff Report

Rockford Memorial Hospital is the only local hospital to be named by national news magazine U.S. News & World Report to its list of “Best Regional Hospitals” for 2011-2012.

Rockford Memorial was recognized in six key medical specialties: neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, pulmonology, geriatrics and gastroenterology.

Of the country’s 5,000 hospitals, only 12 Illinois hospitals appear on the U.S. News & World Report’s “best regional hospitals” list with Rockford Memorial the only local provider to receive the recognition.

Rockford Memorial Hospital is at 2400 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford, and can be reached at (815) 971-5000.

From the March 7-13, 2012, issue

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