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MercyOne Siouxland Recognized for Colon Cancer Surgery for Second-Straight Year

Sep 12, 2019 09:34AM ● By Alyssa McGinnis

By Marcy PetersonMercyOne Siouxland

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center has been recognized, for the second year in a row, among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report as a high performing medical facility for colon cancer surgery.

MercyOne Siouxland's colon cancer surgery score is based on multiple data categories, including patient outcomes, volume, nurse staffing and readmission prevention. These rankings – determined by reputation and outcomes data, including survival and safety – provide the facts patients and families need to choose their care with confidence.

"We pride ourselves on bringing Siouxland families innovative, personalized care and are honored to be recognized for our commitment," said Lawrence Volz, M.D. FACS and Chief Medical Officer.

"We continue to work diligently to improve the care we provide from our nursing staff, operating room personnel, physician partners and numerous other care givers who make up this phenomenal team. This recognition is reflective of the exceptional care our staff provides to our patients."

U.S. News & World Report evaluated thousands of hospitals to produce its respected report of the nation's best. Since 1990, U.S. News & World Report's best hospitals list has served as a respected resource for identifying quality healthcare providers. The rankings highlight medical centers that excel in high-risk inpatient care and complex procedures.