Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Great Hospitals in America

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Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2015 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America," a compilation of some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.

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Hospitals included on the list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as research hubs or local anchors of wellness.

Hospitals included on the list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as research hubs or local anchors of wellness. A version of this list has been published each year since 2011.

To develop the list, Becker's Hospital Review's editorial team conducted research and evaluated reputable hospital ranking sources, such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Leapfrog Group and several other resources. The final result is a group of 100 hospitals that are leaders in their region, their state and the nation in terms of high-quality patient care.

The hospitals included in the 2015 edition of the list are:

Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis)

Advocate Christ Medical Center (Oak Lawn, Ill.)

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Aspirus Wausau (Wis.) Hospital

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee)

Banner-University Medical Center (Phoenix)

Banner-University Medical Center Tucson (Ariz.)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)

Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas)

Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, Mass.)

Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston)

Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati)

Billings Clinic Hospital (Billings, Mont.)

Boston Children's Hospital

Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston)    

Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Ill.)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield, Ill.)

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary (Little Rock, Ark.)

Children's Hospital Colorado (Aurora)

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Christ Hospital (Cincinnati)

Christiana Care Health System (Newark, Del.)

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cleveland Clinic

Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.)

Emory University Hospital (Atlanta)

Florida Hospital Orlando

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee)

Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center

Hill Country Memorial Hospital (Fredericksburg, Texas)

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (Newport Beach, Calif.)

Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City)

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

Houston Methodist Hospital

Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis)

Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.)

Integris Baptist Medical Center (Oklahoma City)

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)

Lancaster (Pa.) General Hospital

Lehigh Valley Hospital (Allentown, Pa.)

Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, Ill.).

Massachusetts General Hospital

Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)

Maine Medical Center (Portland)

MedStar Washington (D.C.) Hospital Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York City)

Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore)

Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City)

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Nebraska Medicine (Omaha)

Nemours Children's Hospital (Orlando)

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City)

North Shore University Hospital (Manhasset, N.Y.)

NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston (Ill.) Hospital

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago)

NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City)

Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans)

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital (Columbus)

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Columbus)

Oregon Health & Science University Hospital (Portland)

Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver)

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center (Spokane, Wash.)

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Healthcare Shea Medical Center

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (Calif.)

Sentara Norfolk (Va.) General Hospital

Spartanburg (S.C.) Regional Medical Center

St. David's Medical Center (Austin, Texas)

St. Francis Hospital (Roslyn, N.Y.)

St. Luke's Hospital (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Stanford (Calif.) Health Care

Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital

Texas Children's Hospital (Houston)

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia)

UAB Hospital (Birmingham, Ala.)

UC Davis Medical Center (Sacramento)

UC San Diego Medical Center

UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco)

UF Health Shands Hospital (Gainesville, Fla.)

University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland)

University of Chicago Medicine

University of Colorado Hospital (Aurora)

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City)

University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City)

University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore)

University of Michigan Medical Center (Ann Arbor)

University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill, N.C.).

University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)

University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Madison)

UPMC Presbyterian (Pittsburgh)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.)

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (Richmond, Va.)

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.Y.)

Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital

The complete list can be read here.

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers, and organizations do not and cannot pay for inclusion on this list. Hospitals are presented in alphabetical order.

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.

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