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Published on July 28, 2022


VHC Health™ Ranks Among Best Hospitals in Virginia and Washington, DC in U.S. News and World Report

Arlington, VA (July 28, 2022) – VHC Health™, a community-based health system providing medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a top hospital in both Virginia and Washington, DC in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 “Best Hospital” rankings. VHC Health also earned commendations for its exceptional performance in several key procedure and specialty areas.

“VHC Health is dedicated to cultivating the top doctors, nurses, and staff across Virginia focused on – above all else – providing the finest quality care for all of our patients,” said Chris Lane, President & CEO of VHC Health. “We are honored to have our devotion to patient well-being acknowledged in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings, and I am particularly proud of the VHC Health staff whose hard work and enduring commitment made this possible.”

VHC Health ranked No. 7 in Washington, DC, and No. 12 in the commonwealth of Virginia. The ranking highlighted VHC Health’s high-performance in eight procedure and condition specialty areas including heart attacks, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, kidney failure, strokes, hip fractures, hip replacements, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

U.S. News & World Report named Mayo Clinic the top ranked hospital in the country for the seventh consecutive year. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, VHC Health works closely with Mayo Clinic and their specialists to provide unique benefits to VHC Health patients, close to home.

To see the rankings and for more details on why VHC Health is one of the “Best Hospitals in America,” click here.

About VHC HealthTM:

VHC Health provides exceptional medical services as the region’s community health system. Virginia Hospital Center was recently designated a 2021 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. In 2022, the Hospital was selected for an 11th consecutive Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and a 20th consecutive ‘A’ grade from The Leapfrog Group. Virginia Hospital Center is a 453-bed not-for-profit teaching facility and designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. VHC Health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – a national network of independent healthcare organizations.