UAB Hospital ranked nation’s third-largest public hospital by Becker’s Hospital Review

Becker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.

uab hsopital fUAB Hospital is the third-largest public hospital in the nation, according to a survey by Becker’s Hospital Review. UAB’s 1,134 beds trails only Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston.

According to the Becker’s website, the hospital bed counts reported include all medical/surgical and special care beds in children’s, critical access and acute care facilities under governmental control, as reported to the Center for Medicare Services by the hospitals in their most recent cost reports.

Becker’s Hospital Review, the flagship publication of Becker’s Healthcare, a leading source of business and legal information for the health care industry, has also listed UAB Hospital as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America” and named UAB Medicine as “One of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2015, designations also received in 2014.