The oral and maxillofacial surgery program at UF Health Jacksonville improved its standing as one of the best in the country, moving up from 50th to 39th nationally, according to the most recent data from U.S. News & World Report.
In addition, the hospital had eight service lines, procedures and conditions listed this year as high-performing by U.S. News & World Report, which is well known for its ranking system and annual reports on American colleges, graduate schools and hospitals.
For 2021, UF Health Jacksonville charted as high-performing in:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease care
- Congestive heart failure care
- Diabetes care
- Heart attack care
- Kidney failure care
- Pneumonia care
- Stroke care
U.S. News & World Report ranked UF Health Jacksonville 16th among hospitals in Florida.
There is a lag of at least three years from when real-time performance data can be reflected in U.S. News & World Report scoring. Data from fiscal year 2020 will begin populating in the 2022 scores, which will include data from calendar years 2018, 2019 and 2020. Data taken from fiscal year 2021 won’t be reflected until the 2024 rankings.
Fortunately, real-time performance numbers for UF Health Jacksonville indicate solid improvements in several areas. The goal is for the hospital to be ranked among the state’s top 10 by 2025.