Mayo Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital received top honors among hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology-related care, as announced today in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals survey.
Both hospitals also earned top spots on the U.S. News & World Report’s best Hospitals Honor Roll, with Massachusetts General Hospital topping the list, followed by Mayo Clinic. The honor roll recognizes hospitals ranking at or near the top of six or more specialties.
William F. Young, Jr.
The top ten hospitals for endocrinology and diabetes care were ranked as follows:
- Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
- Cleveland Clinic
- UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
- New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, N.Y.
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
- Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania
The report included an evaluation of the top 50 hospitals in diabetes and endocrinology. Each candidate received an overall score from 0 to 100 that was based on four elements: reputation, patient survival, patient safety and care-related factors. The hospitals with the top 50 scores in diabetes and endocrinology were ranked.
“We’re pleased to again be ranked number one in adult diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News and World Report,” William F. Young, Jr., MD, chair of the division of endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and nutrition at Mayo Clinic, told Endocrine Today. “It is a testimony to the dedication of our staff and the mission of our division to provide every patient with the best care through integrated practice, education, and research.”
"We are honored to remain in the top three hospitals in the nation for diabetes and endocrine care,” Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP, chair of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Cleveland Clinic, told Endocrine Today. “This is a tribute to the tremendous collaboration between our physicians, nurses and all our caregivers in putting patients first." – by Regina Schaffer