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U.S. News & World Report Releases Best Hospitals List
Rankings include top 10 hospitals in 16 specialties and 520 best regional hospitals

Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its 2015-16 Best Hospitals rankings. Based on measures of patient volume, risk-adjusted survival rates, adequacy of nurse staffing and other care-related indicators, the list aims to help patients with life-threatening or rare conditions identify hospitals that excel in treating the most difficult cases. The data include nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide. The full list of rankings is available at and will also appear in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2016” guidebook, to be made available in August.