US News and World Report Ranks Top Hospitals
For the twenty-seventh year, U.S. News and World Report (@) released the #BestHospitals list. The 2016-17 rankings include hospitals from around the country known for their excellence in procedures, conditions, and specialties. Data was analyzed from 5,000 healthcare facilities with emphasis on survival, patient safety and nurse staffing to rank hospitals overall and in 16 specialties. The report includes the top 50 centers for each specialty, with a total of 153 hospitals performing at a level of national ranking in one or more specialties. For a complete description of how the data determines rankings and what changes were made to the methodology this year check out the FAQs here. The “best of the best” hospitals received points based on how many and how high they ranked in each of the 16 specialties. These 20 facilities are this year’s Honor Roll.
The specialties under consideration: Cancer; Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ears, Nose and Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Nephrology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Psychiatry; Pulmonology; Rehabilitation; Rheumatology; and Urology.
Top ranking Hospitals include:
Mayo Clinic (@) in Rochester, Minnesota ranked in 15 adult and 8 children’s specialties.
Honor Roll Ranking: #1
Cleveland Clinic (@) in Cleveland, Ohio ranked in 14 adult and 9 children’s specialties.
Honor Roll Ranking: #2
Massachusetts General Hospital (@) in Boston, Massachusetts ranked in 15 adult and 5 children’s specialties.
Honor Roll Ranking: #3
Johns Hopkins Hospital (@) in Baltimore, Maryland ranked in 15 adult and 10 children’s specialties.
Honor Roll Ranking: #4.
UCLA Medical Center (@) in Los Angeles, California ranked in 15 adult and 10 children’s specialties.
Honor Roll Ranking: #5.