U.S. News & World Report: Mayo Clinic tops list of best hospitals in US

A Mayo Clinic medical center has landed in the top spot as the nation’s best hospital, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. 2018 marks the third year the hospital has topped the list. 

The publication ranked hospital performance in 16 areas of complex specialty care, including cancer and diabetes, and nine bellwether procedures and conditions. It also released an overall honor roll rating for hospitals in the U.S.

Here are the U.S. News 2018-2019 best hospitals honor roll:

1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
2. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland
3. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
4. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
5. University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan
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. (tie) Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
11. (tie) Mayo Clinic Phoenix
13. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
14. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Philadelphia
15. (tie) NYU Langone Hospitals, New York
15. (tie) 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

Nearly 5,000 medical centers were evaluated in the rankings, with roughly 160 ranking in at least one specialty. U.S. News also created best regional hospitals, recognized if they have been either national ranked in one of the 12 key specialties or received high performance scores in three or more of the specialties or procedures and conditions. In 2018-2019, 520 regional hospitals were recognized on this list.