The Allegheny Health Network is a unified health care system, dedicated to providing its communities with access to affordable, exceptional care. It consists of seven hospitals and 200 primary and specialty care practices. The network stresses the importance of quality medicine and patient safety; it addresses medical conditions with expertise, innovative medicine and compassionate care. It has been named one of the country's best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report, and received accolades from Thomson Reuters and Becker's Hospital Review. The Allegheny Health Network's hospitals have led the way in medical discoveries that have helped to save lives and set the standards for many advances inmedicine. Patients are guaranteed access to the most cutting-edge procedures, equipment and treatments available today.