Houston Methodist is a nonprofit health care organization based in Houston, Texas. It has extended the world-renowned clinical and service excellence of its founding entity, Houston Methodist Hospital, through a network of community hospitals.
Affiliated with the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Houston Methodist works closely with local church leaders to bring compassion and spirituality to all its endeavors and to help meet the health needs of the community.
Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" list. The 2012 issue named Houston Methodist among the country's top hospitals in 13 of 16 specialties - more than any hospital in Texas - including: heart & heart surgery (12), ophthalmology (15), neurology & neurosurgery (17), gastroenterology (18), gynecology (20), diabetes & endocrinology (21), orthopedics (21), nephrology (23), geriatrics (26), pulmonology (26), urology (29), ear, nose & throat (33), and cancer (38).
U.S. News & World Report named Houston Methodist Hospital No. 1 in the metro area and No. 1 hospital in Texas, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital ranked No. 7 in the metro area and No. 12 in the state, and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital ranked No. 10 in the metro area and No. 37 in the state.
FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of "100 Best Companies To Work For" since 2006. It is the only health care organization in Texas on the list.
Houston Methodist Hospital is consistently re-certified to Magnet status for exceptional nursing.
Houston Methodist's primary academic affiliates are top-ranked Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Houston Methodist also has affiliations with the University of Houston, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine and others. Houston Methodist currently sponsors 198 medical residents in 36 programs.
Houston Methodist contributes millions of dollars to community outreach through charity care, agency funding and numerous local initiatives. In 2011, Houston Methodist funded 26 local health care agencies with more than $8.5 million and contributed $2.7 million for in-kind services that included immunizations and diagnostic tests. Hundreds of charity patients benefited from treatments at Houston Methodist in 2011, totaling $93.4 million. Houston Methodist's contributions to community benefits totaled $624 million. – less – More from ZoomInfo »