Lown Institute released its 2022 ranking of America’s most socially responsible hospitals. Sixty-six U.S. hospitals earned the distinction of “most socially responsible” by the Lown Institute. To achieve this designation, hospitals earned “A” grades across measures of health equity, value, and outcomes.
Launched in 2020, the Lown Institute Hospitals Index for Social Responsibility draws attention to leading and lagging institutions nationwide, and provides benchmarks for hospitals to measure how well they serve their patients and communities.
The Lown Institute Hospitals Index is the first to measure Social Responsibility for more than 3,600 hospitals nationwide. The Index evaluates hospitals on 53 metrics across categories of health equity, value, and outcomes.
Included for the first time this year, the Lown Institute created a tool for tracking a hospital’s COVID burden. While not factored into the social responsibility ranking, this measure can be used to provide context on how hospitals were impacted by COVID during the first year of the pandemic.
Lown Institute: 2022 Ranking of America’s Most Socially Responsible Hospitals. June 28, 2022