Bluewater Health Maintains Spot in Newsweek’s Hospital Ranking

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 11:15am

Part of “World’s Best Hospitals 2020” List

SARNIA & PETROLIA – March 9, 2021 – Bluewater Health has maintained its ranking in the top 50 hospitals in Canada for 2021, at number 38. The list, published by Newsweek, was again developed by Statista Inc. – a global market research and consumer data company.  The list is available at

The rankings were compiled based on recommendations from hospital professionals, patient survey results and medical performance indicators. Toronto had the top four and six hospitals in the top 10 Canadian hospitals while Montreal had two hospitals, and Calgary and Vancouver each had one. The 2021 ranking was validated by a global board of experts from renowned healthcare institutions and universities around the world.

“Our continued inclusion in this prestigious list is evidence that the safe and quality care we provide at Bluewater Health is equal to the top tier of Canadian hospitals,” says Mike Lapaine, President & CEO, Bluewater Health. “Unabated during the pandemic, our people and facilities continue to create exemplary healthcare experiences with patients and families in Sarnia-Lambton.”

Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. Bluewater Health’s Mission is: We create exemplary healthcare experiences with patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.


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