Penn, CHOP, Wills Eye make U.S. News' best hospitals lists

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its best hospital rankings for the year and a number of local hospitals have made the list.

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania- Penn Presbyterian is ranked number 14 on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll.

U.S. News analyzed data from nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to rank hospitals in 16 adult specialties including cancer, diabetes, rheumatology and more. Survival rates, patient safety, specialized staff and hospital reputation were among the factors weighed. Nationally, only 158 hospitals ranked in at least one of the specialties in 2018-19. The Honor Roll recognizes 20 hospitals for their exceptional care for complex cases across these specialties, as well as recognizes hospitals by state, metro and regional areas for their work in nine more widely performed procedures and conditions.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is ranked number 1 in Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology and Pediatric Urology, number 2 for Pediatric Cancer, Neonatology, Pediatric Orthopedics, and Pediatric Pulmonology, and number 3 in Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery.

Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University is ranked number 2 in the Ophthalmology list.

Best Hospitals in Philadelphia:

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian

Jefferson Health-Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Christiana Care Hospitals

Lankenau Medical Center

Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital

Best Hospitals in Pennsylvania:

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Jefferson Health-Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Lehigh Valley Hospital

Best Hospitals in New Jersey:

Morristown Medical Center

Hackensack University Medical Center

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

Best Hospitals in Delaware:

Christiana Care Hospitals

Bayhealth Kent General Hospital

ONLINE: Best Hospitals Rankings

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