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UW Medical Center was ranked as the top hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Report

Johns Hopkins remains the nation's third best hospital, according to annual rankings by U.S. News

U.S. News and World Report has once again recognized Huntington Hospital in Pasadena as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 Los Angeles and California. "This ensures the very best patient care today and in the future, helping make UCH one of the nation's best hospitals".

University of Washington Medical Center also received top-20 national rankings in three specialties.

U.S. News & World Report also ranks hospitals in adult procedures/conditions.

Loyola had six specialties that were ranked nationally.

Morristown Medical Center was one of only 31 hospitals in the nation that was rated high performing (in the top ten percent of programs in the country) in eight conditions and procedures: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, and Lung Cancer Surgery. Pennsylvania Hospital was ranked #6 in Philadelphia, #12 in the state, and was nationally ranked in Gynecology and Orthopedics. "Our talented team of affiliated physicians and employees provide every patient with compassionate care focused on the individual needs of their rehabilitation journey, while our teams of research professionals are leaders of innovative studies to identify breakthroughs in rehabilitation".

"This national recognition confirms what our patients tell us - that Baptist Health hospitals provide the very best of care", Colman said in a separate news release.

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The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 29th year, recognize hospitals for their exceptional performance, based on outstanding quality, expertise, technology, and experience.

Memorial Hermann hospitals making the Top 10 statewide ranking include Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital at No. 6 and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center at No. 10. Baptist Health Lexington came in second in the state, followed by third-place Baptist Health Louisville. Princeton Health, which joined Penn Medicine in early 2018, was ranked #10 in New Jersey and #20 in the New York Metro Area.

U.S. News used measures such as hospital survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety and quality of nursing to rank hospitals.

The specialty rankings and data are produced for U.S. News by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Using the same data, U.S. News produced the state and metro rankings.

MUSC's ranking was driven by its high-scoring specialties.

Out of almost 5,000 hospitals analyzed nationwide, Penn Medicine is among only 20 institutions to be named to the publication's 2018-2019 Honor Roll.

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