When you check into a hospital, you’re hoping you’ll get the best care possible, but how do you know that's what you're getting? Thanks to “U.S. News & World Report,” we now know which hospitals rank highest.
The magazine has just released their 29th annual Best Hospitals rankings, comparing 4,500 medical centers nationwide in regards to 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.
The annual Honor Roll recognizes hospitals with the best overall treatment, with the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota landing at number one for a third year in a row, followed by the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital in third. Overall, 20 hospitals made the Honor Roll for delivering exceptional treatment across many areas of care.
The Top Ten Honor Roll Hospitals (click here for the complete list)
- Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
- Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
- University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
- UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
- UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles,CA
- Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital, Stanford,CA
- New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell, New York, NY
As for specialties, the best cancer care can be found at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, while the Cleveland Clinic is tops for cardiology and heart surgery and for orthopedic care you’ll want to head to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Source: U.S. News & World Report