Eisenhower health Ranked #1 in THE Inland Empire by U.S. News and World Report

July 31, 2020

Eisenhower health Ranked #1 in THE Inland Empire by
U.S. News and World Report


For Immediate Release

Lee Rice | Public Information Officer

Eisenhower Health

39000 Bob Hope Drive

Rancho Mirage, California 92270

  1. 210. 6192

Rancho Mirage, CA (July 29, 2020) U.S. News and World Report has released its annual hospital rankingsEisenhower Health ranks #1 in the Inland Empire and #20 in California.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 31st year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures.

“Recognition by U.S. News and World Report is a tremendous honor,” says G. Aubrey Serfling, President and Chief Executive Officer, Eisenhower Health. “To be ranked #1 in the Inland Empire four out of the past five years is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our physicians, nurses and staff. In the midst of fighting against a global pandemic, I have been inspired daily by how our staff has met every challenge before them — with the same commitment to safe, compassionate care and the same level of excellence our community has come to expect from Eisenhower Health. This honor belongs to every member of our organization.”


For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties, 10 procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 134 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized best regional hospitals based on high performing rankings across multiple areas of care.

“For more than 30 years, U.S. News & World Report has been helping patients, along with the help of their physicians, identify the Best Hospitals in an array of specialties, procedures and conditions,” says Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. “The hospitals that rise to the top of our rankings and ratings have deep medical expertise, and each has built a track record of delivering good outcomes for patients.”

Eisenhower Health was also rated High Performing in eight types of care — the highest number of specialty recognitions earned by a hospital in the Inland Empire. Those high-performing specialties include:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Lung Cancer Surgery


The U.S. News Best Hospitals methodologies in most areas of care are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and discharge-to-home rates, volume, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.

Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care institution that includes the 463-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower and the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. The Betty Ford Center is also located on the Eisenhower campus. Eisenhower is renowned for its Centers of Excellence in Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience and Oncology. Situated on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, and with outpatient clinics across the valley, Eisenhower Health has provided a full range of quality medical and educational services for more than 45 years for residents and visitors to the greater Coachella Valley. Eisenhower has twice earned ANCC Magnet Recognition® for professionalism in nursing and excellence in patient care. The first accredited teaching hospital in the valley, Eisenhower trains physician residents in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. For more information, visit EisenhowerHealth.org or follow Eisenhower Health on social media.