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Summa Health Receives Healthgrades 2023 America’s Best Hospitals Award

Date: 01/20/2023

Ranks #1 in the State for Neurosciences and Cranial Neurosurgery

AKRON, Ohio, January 19, 2023 – Summa Health announced today that the Akron and Barberton Campuses are receiving the Healthgrades 2023 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This places Summa Health in the top two percent of hospitals in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence year over year. 
The Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals achievements are based on an objective review of clinical outcomes across multiple conditions and procedures, analyzing the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide. America’s Best Hospitals deliver better outcomes than 95 percent of hospitals in the nation.
According to Healthgrades, Summa Health ranks #1 in Ohio for neurosciences and cranial neurosurgery and ranks #2 in stroke care. For the State Ranking analysis, Healthgrades evaluated clinical performance for nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide, focusing on 18 key specialties across a mix of chronic, urgent, and surgical specialty areas. Hospitals recognized as top-ranked in their state by Healthgrades are providing patients with consistently better-than-expected clinical outcomes.
“We are honored to receive the national award and the state ranking awards as they highlight our commitment to quality and excellence in patient care,” said Cliff Deveny, M.D., president and CEO. “Earning the Healthgrades® 2023 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for a second consecutive year demonstrates the dedication of everyone at Summa Health to uphold our mission to provide the highest quality, compassionate care to our patients and members and to contribute to a healthier community.”
The complete Healthgrades® 2023 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found here. For more information about the Healthgrades State Rankings, click here
About Summa Health

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: Mike Bernstein
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