Three HonorHealth hospitals – HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center, were ranked among the state’s top hospitals in five clinical areas in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals list, released Tuesday.

The publication’s Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver outstanding care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals’ methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and more.

For 2016-17, U.S. News & World Report rate hospitals for common inpatient procedures and conditions and rank the top 50 hospitals in most of these specialties.

“HonorHealth is proud to be included in the U.S. News Best Hospitals list, one of the most prestigious ranking systems in healthcare today,” said Stephanie Jackson, MD, chief medical officer and vice president, quality. “It is truly a testament to the dedication and commitment of our physicians and nurses who are on the front lines providing exceptional care for our patients. We wouldn’t be here without them.”

HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center ranked as the seventh best hospital in the Phoenix metro area and the ninth best in Arizona. The hospital received high performing ratings in heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon cancer surgery and hip and knee replacement.

HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn and HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak medical centers tied for the ninth best hospital in the Phoenix metro area and twelfth best in the state. Both hospitals achieved high performing ratings in four out of five specialties.

For 2016-17, 153 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty, while 1,628 received a high performing rating in one or more specialties, procedures, or conditions. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News & World Report recognized hospitals that were high performing across multiple areas of care.