Report Ranks Mayo Number 1
The Mayo Clinic has finally beat out Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and has been ranked as the best hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
It’s the first time Mayo has received the overall number one ranking in the annual rankings of over 5000 health care providers throughout the nation. Johns Hopkins, which held the top spot for over 20 years, slid to number three this year year.
Mayo received the report’s top rating in 8 of the 12 specialties used in the rankings, and was listed number two in three others.
Mayo’s number one rankings were for diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, along with pulmonology.
The number 2 rankings were for cardiology and heart surgery, orthopedics and urology.
“We have a deep commitment to delivering high-value health care that best meets patients' needs. We owe our success to truly dedicated staff that provide a seamless patient experience and the care that each individual needs,” says John Noseworthy, M.D., Mayo Clinic president and CEO.