Willis-Knighton Medical Center is on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals list


Willis-Knighton Medical Center was named one of the best hospitals in the United States by Newsweek
magazine in its annual “World’s Best Hospitals.” There are more than 6000 hospitals in the US
States and Willis-Knighton were among 420 hospitals to earn this distinction.

The award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., a global leader in marketing and consumer research
Company details. Three sources of data are used for the assessment, including hospital recommendations
peers, patient experience and key medical performance indicators including patient safety, hygiene measures
and the quality of treatment. The hospitals in 27 countries were classified.

Willis-Knighton is the only hospital in northern Louisiana to make the Newsweek list.

“I am proud of the exceptional efforts of our staff, both on the front line and behind the scenes, who
quality compassionate care to our community,” said Jaf Fielder, President and CEO of Willis-Knighton. “We are
proud that an independent organization like Newsweek has ranked us so highly among the best hospitals in the world
list for the fourth consecutive year.

The cash hospitals at least 100 hospital beds were evaluated. Countries were primarily selected based on
standard of living, life expectancy, population size, number of hospitals and data availability.

Hospitals were selected for the list based on recommendations from doctors and healthcare professionals;
results of the patient survey; and key indicators of medical performance, including data on quality of care, hygiene
measures and patient safety. Although the report cites the medical center Willis-Knighton, the price covers all
Willis-Knighton Hospitals as they are operated as a single entity with multiple locations and statistical data
for all is indicated under that name.

For more information on Newsweek’s 2022 World’s Best Hospitals, visit https://www.newsweek.com/worlds-
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