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U.S. News Reveals 2018-2019 Best Hospitals List

U.S. News & World Report recently announced its annual honor roll for the best hospitals in the nation. The rankings are based on a number of factors, including hospital performance in 16 areas of complex specialty care and in nine common procedures and conditions. According to the publication’s website, only 158 U.S. hospitals performed well enough to be nationally ranked in one or more specialties.

“For patients and their physicians, these rankings and ratings should be seen as just a starting point,” the publication noted on this year’s report. “Individual diagnosis and personal priorities will dictate a personal best choice. With the latest U.S. News hospital-quality data at their fingertips, they can make their choices with greater confidence.”

So, which hospitals made the cut? Below, you’ll find the top 20 hospitals for 2018-2019:

  1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  2. Cleveland Clinic
  3. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
  4. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  5. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor
  6. UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
  7. UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
  8. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
  9. Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Stanford, California
  10. New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York
  11. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
  12. Mayo Clinic Phoenix
  13. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
  14. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
  15. NYU Langone Hospitals, New York
  16. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh
  17. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville Tennessee
  18. Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
  19. Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina
  20. Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

 

To read more about the report, click here.  What do you think of the rankings for the best hospitals 2018-2019? Did your facility make the list this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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Elena Barker

Elena Barker is a content copywriter for Medical Solutions, one of the nation's largest Travel Nurse staffing companies. Elena develops and edits content for Healthcare Staffing Blog which covers healthcare staffing industry news and trends.

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