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For the third year in a row, UTMB Health has been ranked among the nation's top-performing comprehensive academic medical centers, according to the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study, earning the 2019 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award.

Vizient evaluates all care provided in our hospitals rather than just a select subset of patients or conditions. They then compare us to peer organizations to help drive improvement overall.

Earning the study three years in a row demonstrates UTMB’s commitment to the providing the very Best Care for every patient, every time.

2019 Vizient Quality & Accountability Study Rankings

  1. Rush University Medical Center
  2. NYU Langone Health
  3. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota
  4. University of Utah Health
  5. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  6. UC San Diego Health
  7. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  8. Stanford Medicine
  9. The University of Texas Medical Branch
  10. Oregon Health and Science University
  11. Houston Methodist Hospital 


Patients and families faced with making choices and decisions about health care often have many questions and concerns about the quality of care they will receive from a specific physician or at a particular hospital.

To help you feel confident and informed in choosing UTMB Health as your health care provider, we publicly share the following reports on our quality and safety performance, information on the many ways you can partner in your care, and our continual efforts to assure we are providing the very best patient care.

At UTMB Health, we are committed to:

Sharing the status of our quality rankings with you.
Tracking our performance is an important way we monitor how well we are delivering care and discovering areas for improvement. This continual process helps us to ensure we are doing the right thing for the right patient, at the right time, in the right way to achieve the best possible results.

Partnering with you and your family.
We will partner with you and your family in your care and provide you information on what to expect during your experience at UTMB Health.

Providing you with informative resources and support.
We will provide additional information to help you make informed decisions and participate in your care.

Access your UTMB patient information with MyChart. MyChart gives you direct and confidential online access to portions of your electronic medical record (EMR) where you doctor stores your health information including lab results, appointment information, medications, immunizations, and more.

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