Cleveland Hospitals Top National List

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Your health is in good hands here in Cleveland, according to U.S. News’ 2012-2013 Best Hospitals rankings.

The Cleveland Clinic was named the best hospital in Ohio, and its heart, nephrology and urology programs were ranked number one nationwide.

It’s the 18th consecutive year the Clinic’s cardiology and heart surgery care has been ranked best in the country, the Clinic said.

The hospital ranked fourth in the country overall.

“The U.S. News rankings are a tribute to the hard work of all of our employees and their continued dedication to the health and wellbeing of our patients,” said Toby M. Cosgrove, M.D., President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic. “While the rankings are gratifying, we continue to focus on clinical excellence, quality care and our patients’ overall experience.”

University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center was ranked #2 in Ohio and also received high marks from the U.S. News Best Hospitals report.

It ranked in 12 methodology-ranked specialties and in the top 20 in four specialties: cancer, gastroenterology, ear nose and throat, and orthopedics.

UH significantly improved in 10 specialties.

“We are extremely pleased with University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s dramatic increase in this year’s rankings and to consistently be named among the top academic medical centers in America,” said Fred C. Rothstein, M.D., President, UH Case Medical Center. “We are proud to be nationally recognized for our extraordinary commitment to quality, safety and best practices in patient care.”

For the 2012-2013 list, 4,793 hospitals were evaluated.

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