Bluewater Health Moves Up in Newsweek’s Hospital Ranking

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 11:03am

SARNIA & PETROLIA – July 8, 2020 – Bluewater Health again ranks in the top 50 hospitals in Canada and has moved up 12 positions from the 2019 rankings. 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 five hospitals in the top 10 Canadian hospitals while Montreal and Calgary each had two hospitals, and Vancouver one. Bluewater Health appears 38th in the list, immediately following Victoria Hospital (London Health Sciences Centre) and two campuses of Covenant Health in Edmonton. The 2020 ranking was validated by a global board of experts from renowned healthcare institutions and universities around the world.

“At Bluewater Health, safe and quality care is at the forefront of the patient experience we create with patients and families in Sarnia-Lambton,” says Mike Lapaine, President & CEO, Bluewater Health. “This listing is further validation that our people and facilities continue to perform in the top tier of Canadian hospitals.”

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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Julia Oosterman
Chief, Communications & Public Affairs
Bluewater Health

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