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Newsweek names HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals among the ‘World’s Best Hospitals’ 2023

April 10, 2023 

Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls, Wis.  –  HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls have been named among the ‘World’s Best Hospitals’ in 2023 by Newsweek magazine, and are among 20 hospitals in Wisconsin to make the list.

The designation is based on a survey of doctors, health care professionals and administrators conducted by Statista, a leading global provider of market and consumer data. It looks at quality of service, patient experience, patient outcomes and quality metrics such as wait times and hygiene measures.

“From our clinical colleagues providing care at the bedside to those environmental services colleagues who ensure our facilities are clean and tidy, we truly care about each patient’s hospital experience,” said John Wagner, President and CEO of HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals. “This worldwide recognition of our hospitals in one small part of the United States, and Wisconsin, is humbling and motivating.”

The World’s Best Hospitals 2023 recognizes the best medical institutions across 28 countries. The ranking is live on Newsweek.com and is featured in the print edition of Newsweek Magazine.

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About HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital
HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the Founding Institute, and it is an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System. Since 1889, it has been meeting patient needs in western Wisconsin with the latest medical innovations and technology, together with a Franciscan whole-person healing tradition.

About HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the Founding Institute, and it is an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System. Since 1885, it has served the people of the Chippewa Falls area with health care that is high tech and high touch. Known locally for the quality of the care it provides patients, the hospital has been recognized nationally for its outstanding patient satisfaction levels. 

About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our physician practices and 15 local hospitals in two states - Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Newsweek names HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals among the ‘World’s Best Hospitals’ 2023
Media Contact

Karen Kraus

Communications Department HSHS Wisconsin