The combined hospitals of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, known as the Penn Medicine hospitals, earned distinctions as Pennsylvania's best hospital system and one of the 10 best in the United States.
It is the fourth consecutive Penn Medicine hospitals have made the list compiled by U.S. News and World Report, a Penn Medicine release said.
The medical network earned honor roll marks and finished the best in 11 areas of clinical focus, the release said.
The hospital system also earned the best ranking in the Philadelphia metro region. The distinctions are based on the 2017-2018 U.S. News and World Report survey.
Penn Medicine hospitals was one of just 20 to earn the honor roll distinction out of 5,000 hospitals that were studied.