Your health is important. So is choosing the best quality hospital to care for you.

But choosing the right hospital can be overwhelming, especially when you consider insurance coverage, patient experiences and hospital safety.

The Observer-Reporter Best of the Best awards continues to celebrate the best businesses, organizations, people and more that the residents of Washington County, Greene County and the South Hills thought deserved the distinction of best in their respective categories.

The response from the community and nominees was overwhelming. More than 425,000 votes were captured from 28,000 unique voters, validating the vitality of the communities that comprise the Observer-Reporter’s coverage area.

One of our most popular categories was Best Hospital.Here’s what our readers came up with.

Washington Health System

Employing more than 2,000 highly trained medical professionals, Washington Health System provides health care services at more than 40 off -site locations throughout three counties. In addition, Washington Health System has diagnostic centers, outpatient care facilities, the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, Greenbriar Treatment Center and hospice care, all seamlessly working together to provide excellent patient-and-family-centered care.

Address: 155 Wilson Ave., Washington

Website: whs.org

Advanced Surgical Hospital

Advanced Surgical Hospital is a surgical center with a unique care setting that has achieved the highest quality ratings of any hospital in the region. An exceptional level of care is provided by a team of expert surgeons, clinical staff , therapists, and healthcare leaders. Care is designed around the unique needs of patients and families. Because of Advanced Surgical Hospital’s approach to patient centered care, their care has been recognized locally, regionally, and nationally.

Address: 100 Trich Drive, Suite 1, Washington

Website: ashospital.net

Monongahela Valley Hospital

Monongahela Valley Hospital is a 200-bed, full-service health care facility with a 225-member medical staff representing more than 40 medical specialties. With more than 1,300 employees, MVH is the largest employer in the mid-Monongahela Valley and the third largest employer in Washington County. As such, the healthcare system plays a vital and viable role in strengthening the area’s economy by generating revenue into the community through the purchase of products and services.

Address: 1163 Country Club Road, Monongahela

Website: monvalleyhospital.com

Canonsburg Hospital

Since 1904, Canonsburg Hospital has proudly served the communities of northern Washington and southern Allegheny counties with one mission: to provide quality medical care; to work as an integrated team of physicians, nurses and support professionals to improve the health and well-being of patients and the community; and to educate and encourage that community on the best practices to ensure a healthy lifestyle.

Address: 100 Medical Blvd., Canonsburg

Website: ahn.org

St. Clair Hospital

St. Clair Hospital is a highly honored, independent, 328 bed acute-care medical center that provides advanced, high quality health care to the residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. A member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, St. Clair has 550 physicians and 2,500 employees. St. Clair Hospital is the largest employer in Pittsburgh’s South Hills.

Address: 1000 Bower Hill Road, Mt. Lebanon

Website: stclair.org

Disagree? Our 2019 Best of Best Awards are coming this summer. Stay tuned!

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