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Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in the United States

Mayo Clinic has been named the best hospital in the United States in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top hospitals. In addition, Mayo Clinic is ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the U.S.

Mayo Clinic is part of a select group on the U.S. News Honor Roll recognized for “breadth of excellence,” according to the magazine. To make the “honor roll,” a medical center must rank at or near the top in at least six of 16 specialties.

Mayo Clinic was first overall in the magazine’s annual honor roll ranking of its 2016-17 Best Hospitals list and was ranked No. 1 in eight specialties:

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and GI surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Mayo Clinic has more No. 1 rankings than any other provider based on factors such as reputation, mortality index, patient safety, nurse staffing and Magnet status, patient services and technology. Mayo Clinic physicians, scientists, researchers, educators and allied health staff members work together in a team-based model to deliver the highest standards of care and transform scientific discoveries into critical advances for unmet patient needs.

Additionally, Mayo Clinic has been ranked No. 2 in three more specialties – cardiology and heart surgery, ear, nose and throat, and orthopedics – and No. 3 in cancer.

“We are honored to be recognized in this way, as it reflects the tremendous work of our staff every day in caring for our patients and their families,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. “This ranking is a testament to the dedication and excellence of all of our Mayo Clinic staff.”

Mayo Clinic is a non-profit worldwide leader in medical care. Each year, thousands of patients from around the world travel to Mayo Clinic locations in the U.S., including Minnesota, Florida and Arizona, for medical care. Patients traveling internationally are provided timely diagnostic and specialty care in a place designed to feel a little more like home. Here, patients have access to all medical and surgical sub-specialties within a single institution, empowering the medical team to address all the patient’s health needs and treat the whole person. Patients are cared for with a breadth of expertise and technology that reflects why Mayo Clinic is the trusted leader in healthcare worldwide.


Date of upload: 20th Nov 2016

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