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UC San Diego, Scripps hospitals make national rankings
San Diego Union-Tribune

U.S. News and World Report bestowed national rankings on UC San Diego Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in its annual Best Hospitals report released Monday night. The report, now in it’s 24th year, scrutinized 5,000 health-care facilities, giving rankings in 16 adult specialties to only 147. The rankings are based on federal data on patient survival rates, infection rates, patient safety, nurse-to-patient ratios, and other criteria related to the specialties.