US News & World Report—July 15, 2014
Some hospitals are more expert than others in caring for patients with life-threatening or rare conditions. And people facing such health challenges need every bit of help they can get. That's why U.S. News & World Report has published annual rankings of the nation's Best Hospitals for the last quarter-century.
The 2014-15 rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers across the country and span 16 medical specialties from cancer to urology. Hospitals with very high scores in at least six specialties earned a spot on the Honor Roll. Just 17 hospitals made this year's list.
Hospitals are ranked nationally in each of the 16 specialties. This year 144 different hospitals rank in at least one specialty. And Hospital for Special Surgery in New York is No. 1 in orthopedics. Nationally ranked hospitals have the skill and experience to treat the most complex and demanding cases.
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