US News and World Reports issued their best hospitals ranking for the years 2013-2014. They surveyed nearly 10,000 hospitals and ranked the best in 16 adult specialties. Looking at information such as death rates, patient safety and hospital reputation were just a few of the factors that were considered. Only 147 hospitals were nationally ranked in one or more specialties within the survey and 18 made the Honor Roll scoring near the top at least six specialties.
For Cancer, US News reports that the number one hospital is the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Number two is Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and third was the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Another top category, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, had a number one ranking given to the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Coming in second was the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and third was New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in New York City.
Other rankings were in Urology where Johns Hopkins Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland landed the number one spot. Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio came in second with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota coming in third.
When it came to Orthopedics, the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York was the leading hospital in the country. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio came in second and third respectively.
When it came to Diabetes and Endocrinology, again the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota was the top leader. Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio and Mass General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts rounded out the top three rankings.
When it comes to children, Boston Children’s Hospital, MA took the tops spots in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Urology.
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