Covenant Medical Center Named Best Hospital by USNWR

U.S. News & World Report has released the 2023-2024 Best Hospital Rankings and again named Covenant Medical Center (CMC) the Best Regional Hospital in the Northwestern Texas Region.

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 34th year, are designed to assist patients and their families in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.

This year Covenant Medical Center was recognized for 10 high performing procedure and condition areas:

Congestive Heart Failure

Colon Cancer Surgery



Heart Attack

Kidney Failure

Knee Replacement


Prostate Cancer Surgery


“We are so proud of our incredible caregivers for being recognized by USNWR,” Covenant Medical Center Chief Executive Chris Lancaster said. "It is rewarding to know we have excelled in so many different categories.  I believe it just speaks to our overall commitment to being the best place to receive care for West Texas and eastern New Mexico.”

For the 2023-2024 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. U.S. News evaluated each hospital’s performance using a variety of measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The Best Hospitals methodology factors in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.

About Covenant Health:  
As a faith-based health care system, it is Covenant Health’s vision to create Health for a Better World. As the Best Hospital in the Northwestern Texas region as voted by U.S. News and World Report, Covenant Health has consistently provided exceptional health care to West Texas, and eastern New Mexico for more than 100 years. Our connected and comprehensive health network of eight hospitals, and more than 6,000 caregivers allows us to provide our patients with better access to care using more innovative technology and procedures, while focusing on new age approaches to health care like education and preventative medicine. To learn more about Covenant Health, please visit or our Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, pages.

U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower consumers, business leaders and policy officials to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives and communities. A multifaceted digital media company with Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews platforms, U.S. News provides rankings, independent reporting, data journalism, consumer advice and U.S. News Live events. More than 40 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.


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