Los Angeles Jewish Health Earns Accolades for Impact
Each year, U.S. News & World Report publishes its “best of” rankings across multiple categories. Whether it is evaluating colleges, hospitals, or places to live, the renowned media company identifies and recognizes standout performers—and, this year, Los Angeles Jewish Health features prominently on its lists of distinction.
Three Los Angeles Jewish Health facilities—Eisenberg Village (Newman Building), Grancell Village (Taper Building), and the Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer Medical Center received a “Best Nursing Homes of 2024” rating, winning top marks in the area of short-term rehabilitation. In addition, the Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer Medical Center achieved top marks in the long-term care category.
“Los Angeles Jewish Health is extremely proud of this recognition and honored to play a role in improving seniors’ quality of life across our community,” says President and CEO Dale Surowitz. “The ‘best of’ designation feels appropriate because our seniors are truly amazing, and it is our pleasure to ensure they receive the very best of everything.”
The rankings resulted from an assessment of more than 15,000 nursing homes nationwide based on criteria such as patient outcomes, processes of care, and staffing. For short-term rehabilitation, metrics included number of patients able to return home, prevention of falls, and the rate of substantiated complaints. Factors determining results for long-term care were emergency room visits, ability to self-care, and health deficiencies per resident.
The results from U.S. News & World Reports’ rigorous evaluation reaffirm the high level of quality, compassionate care Los Angeles Jewish Health has provided to the community’s seniors for over a century. They are also a testament to the hard work and dedication of LA Jewish Health’s staff, board, and generous donors.
Those diverse stakeholders are critical partners in making Los Angeles Jewish Health’s work—and, by extension, the praise it garners—possible.
“A majority of the seniors we serve rely on some form of government assistance, but that support is not nearly enough to cover the cost of the programs and services we offer to older adults across Los Angeles,” Dale says. “These ‘best of’ rankings are really the result of a partnership with the wonderful people who believe in our mission and invest in our success, and we owe them a true debt of gratitude.”