Hospital Accreditations

We meet or exceed national standards

The University of Kansas Hospital is ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Kansas City, the region and the state of Kansas by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list.

The University of Kansas Hospital has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th consecutive year.Why would you go anywhere else?

Eight of our specialty areas are listed among the top 50 best hospitals in the nation. U.S. News & World Report evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals for the 2017-18 Best Hospitals list.

Since 1990, U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list has served as a reputable resource for identifying quality healthcare. The Best Hospitals list highlights those medical centers that excel in high-risk inpatient care and complicated operations.


We are also one of the top-rated accredited hospitals in the Kansas City metro area. Our accreditations demonstrate our commitment to world-class patient care and our vision to lead the nation in caring, healing, teaching and learning.

To earn these accreditations, our physicians, nurses and staff must meet or exceed national standards of excellence in areas such as safety, quality and ethics.

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