U.S. News Honors Best Hospitals at Washington Ceremony

U.S. Information & World Report has been rating hospitals in keeping with their excellence throughout varied medical specialties for 26 years, however Tuesday the corporate held its first-ever awards ceremony for hospitals which might be ranked within the high tier, often known as the “Honor Roll.”

“We determined to take a chance to place concentrate on the unimaginable work these people are doing,” Brian Kelly, editor and chief content material officer for U.S. Information, stated on the ceremony, which passed off within the Rayburn Home Workplace Constructing on Capitol Hill.

The No. 1 Honor Roll Hospitals for grownup and pediatric care are positioned in Boston, and have been introduced by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.

Markey introduced the award for being ranked No. 1 within the Honor Roll of Finest Hospitals to Massachusetts Normal Hospital. Dr. Peter Slavin, the hospital’s president, accepted the award. 

Markey famous the hospital’s dedication to employees range and the LGBT group, and the STEM packages it runs for highschool college students. “The one factor [Mass General] is not No. 1 in is avoiding accolades,” he stated.

Slavin cited different glorious hospitals which have received the highest spot prior to now, together with Johns Hopkins and Mayo Clinic. “We view them as allies in opposition to the actual enemies,” citing advanced circumstances similar to most cancers and different diseases.

The 2015-16 Honor Roll hospitals, of which there are 15 this yr, achieved excessive scores in at the least six of the 16 Finest Hospitals specialty rankings. The hospitals are:
1. Massachusetts Normal Hospital
2. Mayo Clinic
3 (tie). Johns Hopkins Hospital
3 (tie). UCLA Medical Middle
5. Cleveland Clinic
6. Brigham and Ladies’s Hospital
7. New York-Presbyterian College Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
8. UCSF Medical Middle
9. Hospital of the College of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian
10. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington College
11. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
12. NYU Langone Medical Middle
13. UPMC-College of Pittsburgh Medical Middle
14. Duke College Hospital
15. Stanford Well being Care-Stanford Hospital

NYU Langone Medical Middle is on the Finest Hospitals Honor Roll.(Brett Ziegler for USN&WR)

Markey subsequent introduced the No. 1 Honor Roll Finest Hospital award to Boston Youngsters’s Hospital, which was accepted by John Brownstein, chief innovation officer for the hospital.

“We’re not solely the ‘Bay State’ however the ‘Mind State,'” Markey stated of the 2 hospitals in Massachusetts receiving the highest award.

Brownstein spoke concerning the hospital’s dedication to analysis and groundbreaking care. “We’re centered on the longer term and the place hospitals must go,” he stated. “We firmly imagine that the digital expertise goes to remodel the hospital of the longer term.”

The 2015-16 Honor Roll hospitals for pediatrics, of which there are 12 this yr, achieved excessive scores in at the least three of the ten Finest Hospitals pediatric specialty rankings. The hospitals are:
1. Boston Youngsters’s Hospital
2. Youngsters’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3. Cincinnati Youngsters’s Hospital Medical Middle
4. Texas Youngsters’s Hospital
5. Youngsters’s Hospital Colorado
6. Seattle Youngsters’s Hospital
7. Youngsters’s Hospital Los Angeles
8. Youngsters’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
9. Nationwide Youngsters’s Hospital
10. Youngsters’s Nationwide Medical Middle
11 (tie). Ann and Robert H. Lurie Youngsters’s Hospital of Chicago
11 (tie). Youngsters’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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