According to Tuesday’s latest rankings by US News and World Report, the two Chicago hospitals ranked in the top 20 in the country.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Rush University Medical Center did not find a location. 10 and 17 respectively in the list.
Hospitals are ranked based on 16 specialties as well as their performance in certain procedures or conditions according to US News and World Report. Specialties include cancer, cardiology, diabetes, and more.
The report noted that the coronovirus epidemic dramatically changed the healthcare industry, but despite those changes, hospitals still needed to take care of patients.
“Despite such changes, it remains constant: when people are ill, they need care,” the report states.
In addition to being in the top 10 in the US, Northwestern was named the top hospital in Illinois and Chicago with a national ranking for 11 out of 16 specialties. According to the report, Northwestern Medicine’s Central Dews, Lake Forest and McHenry, Huntley, Woodstock hospitals placed in the top 20 for the state.
Dean M., president and chief executive officer of Northwestern Memorial Healthcare. “The US News rankings are a reflection of a shared commitment to excellence and this is why Northwestern Medicine is consistently viewed as one of the best health systems,” Harrison said. in a statement. “In these unprecedented times, our physicians, nurses, and staff continue to provide world-class, compassionate care, working on advance treatment, clinical research, and understanding of this global epidemic.”
Rush University Medical Center also had 11 programs ranked among the best in the country.
CEO of Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Omar Latif said in a statement, “This recognition is something everyone has known for years about the exceptional clinical care of the medical center of our patients, staff and steadfast supporters.” “We feel a special satisfaction when we are accepted into this of all years, as our unmatched employees continue to prove their mettle during one of the most challenging periods in our institution’s history.”
Reportedly, the nation’s top hospital was the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, followed by the Cleveland Clinic, then the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab of Chicago was also named the top hospital in the country for rehabilitation.
In Illinois, the top hospitals include:
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
- Rush University Medical Center
- University of Chicago Medical Center
- Loyola University Medical Center
- Advocate Christ Medical Center
“We continue to be encouraged by the increasing number of appointments and benefits in the survey. In just two years, we have tripled the number of recognized specialties in the Top 50 rankings, “Kenneth S. Paulsonski, MD, Dean and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Chicago, said in a statement.” These achievements confirm. The work of our faculty, nurses and staff, who continuously strive for excellence in patient care and safety. “