Brigham And Women's Left Out Of Top Hospitals List


St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital ranked No. 18 out of 26 ranking hospitals in OH, and St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital ranked No. 22 in the U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings. "Having 15 specialty areas noted for excellence is evidence of the breadth of those efforts and recognition of the expertise of our staff and faculty".

Florida Hospital Orlando and Orlando Regional Medical Center both ranked first in Orlando and fourth in Florida, improving their statewide placement from previous year.

University of Colorado Hospital is nationally ranked in 11 specialties, including a No. 1 ranking in pulmonology (lung and respiratory care), a distinction UCH shares with National Jewish Health. Only eight hospitals in this state were ranked this year. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care.

U.S. News & World Report announces its rankings for children's hospitals earlier this summer, naming Boston Children's Hospital the best pediatric hospital for the fifth year in a row.

"We have many strengths here at Michigan Medicine, but it is the people who work here, in every area, which bring those many strengths together to serve our patient's needs".

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U.S. News also recognized the specialty of Rheumatology as "high performing". Mott was ranked No. 1 in MI and was the only hospital in the state ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. "Quality health care is important". The U-M Medical School also was 9 in the nation for research-based medical schools in its "Best Graduate Schools" ranking.

Other hospitals on this year's list include Spartanburg Medical Center (No. 2), AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson (No. 3), McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence (No. 4), Providence Hospital in Columbia (No. 5) and Greer Memorial Hospital (tied for No. 7).

U.S. News' Best Hospitals rankings are based on publically-available data and other information such as patient and physician surveys.

U.S. News looks at risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing. Many times, the answer depends on the the type of care patients need. It also reflects our partnership with our University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council and the Michigan Nurses Association.

For instance, the highest-ranking hospitals aren't always the best choice.