August 14, 2018
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Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins named best hospitals for diabetes, endocrinology care

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Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital received top honors for diabetes and endocrinology on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Survey.

Mayo Clinic was also listed first on the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for the third year in a row. That distinction indicates it earned higher honors overall for multiple specialties included in the annual report.

“We are humbled and honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report,” John Noseworthy, MD, president and CEO of Mayo Clinic, said in a press release. “This ranking recognizes Mayo Clinic as a destination medical center for patients with complex and serious illnesses, our staff’s total commitment to patient care, and the extraordinary depth and breadth of our medical practice.”

The top ten hospitals for endocrinology and diabetes care were ranked as follows:

1. Mayo Clinic

2. Johns Hopkins Hospital

3. Massachusetts General Hospital

4. Cleveland Clinic

5. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian

6. UCSF Medical Center

7. University of Colorado Hospital

8. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital-Columbia and Cornell

9. UCLA Medical Center

10. Barnes-Jewish Hospital

This year’s rankings compared more than 4,500 national medical centers across 25 specialties, conditions and procedures, with 158 hospitals receiving national rankings in at least one specialty and more than 1,100 hospitals considered as high performing in at least one common condition or procedure. The publication also released regional rankings that recognized hospitals by state and metro area.

“For nearly 3 decades, U.S. News has strived to make hospital quality more transparent to health care consumers nationwide,” Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News, said in the press release. “By providing the most comprehensive data available on nearly every hospital across the United States, we give patients, families and physicians information to support their search for the best care across a range of procedures, conditions and specialties.”

New to this year’s ranking methodologies include integration of ICD-10 data, removal of inpatient transfers when calculating the risk-adjusted mortality rate and the conversion of risk-adjusted mortality rates to survival scores.

A complete list of the national rankings in 25 specialties can be found at health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.