Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Once again, named among America's best hospitals

U.S. News

Massachusetts General Hospital is once again named among the top hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is the only hospital to be highly rated across all 16 specialties.

Mass General has consistently been ranked as one of the top three hospitals in the United States. In 2012 and 2015, Mass General was recognized as the #1 hospital in America. This year, following a change in the ranking’s methodology, Mass General is third out of almost 5,000 hospitals considered, making it the #1 hospital in the Eastern U.S. Mass General has been ranked as one of the top three hospitals in America every year since 2010 and for 18 of the last 25 years.

The only hospital in the nation to be highly rated in all 16 specialties, Mass General is #1 in the nation in Psychiatry and Ear, Nose and Throat (with Massachusetts Eye and Ear) and among the top five in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology (GI) & GI Surgery, Gynecology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology (with Massachusetts Eye and Ear), Pulmonology and Rehabilitation (with Spaulding).

These consistently strong results reflect the passion and energy of every member of the Mass General community. Together we are committed to delivering the most advanced and compassionate care, pushing the boundaries of medicine, educating the next generation of care providers and researchers, and making a difference in the lives of patients and their families – both locally and around the world.

As the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Mass General trains the next generation of medical and scientific leaders and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States. Mass General is designated a Magnet hospital, the highest honor for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and received the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service.

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A detailed list of the rankings, including the methodology used by U.S. News & World Report, is available at usnews.com/besthospitals.

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