Allina Health’s Buffalo Hospital receives High Performing Rankings from U.S. News & World Report

Minneapolis, MN (July 26, 2022) - Allina Health’s Buffalo Hospital received its second consecutive national recognition with a high performing ranking in pneumonia and its first high performing ranking in hip fracture from the new U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Hospitals rankings. 

“It is an honor to have our highly skilled care teams recognized by the U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Hospitals rankings,” said Josh Shepherd, president of Buffalo Hospital. “Receiving this recognition for the second year in the row, is a testament to our Buffalo Hospital team’s commitment in providing Whole Person Care to the community we serve.”

In addition to Buffalo Hospital’s rankings, Allina Health’s Abbott Northwestern, United and Mercy hospitals were ranked first, fourth (tie) and sixth, respectively, in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area in the new U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Hospitals rankings released today. Abbott Northwestern was ranked first in the Twin Cities and second in all of Minnesota for the tenth consecutive year.

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