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Summa Health Named to America's 100 Best Hospitals in Three Different Specialties for 2022

Date: 10/19/2021

AKRON, Ohio, Oct.19, 2021 – Summa Health announced today it is named to Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals™ in three different specialties for 2022. Every year, Healthgrades®, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, evaluates hospital performance at almost 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. 

The specialties awarded to Summa Health as part of this year's Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals™ distinction include:

  • Stroke Care (three years in a row)
  • Pulmonary Care (three years in a row)
  • Critical Care (five years in a row)

In addition, Summa Health also received numerous clinical achievement awards for 2022 for several areas throughout the system including: 

  • Cardiac
  • Critical Care
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Neurosciences
  • Pulmonary

"At Summa Health, we are proud of our commitment to quality and excellence in patient care," said Cliff Deveny, M.D., president and CEO. "These rankings, plus Summa Health's achievement earlier this year of earning the Healthgrades® 2021 America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ for the fourth consecutive year, demonstrate the dedication of our employees to those we serve."

The complete Healthgrades® 2022 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at:

Summa Health is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community medical centers, a health plan, an accountable care organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and the Summa Health Foundation, we are nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Healthgrades, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit or find us on Facebook at, Twitter,, Pinterest, and LinkedIn

Media Contact: Shannon Kew
Phone: 234.312.5432


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