Survey Ranks Cleveland Clinic As Nation's 4th Best Hospital Overall, Placing 15 of its 16 Ranked Specialties Ahead of All Ohio Hospitals; 10
Clinic Specialties Rated Among Nation's Top Ten
CLEVELAND, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourteenth year in a row, Cleveland Clinic's cardiac care has been ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to the 2008 U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals" survey.
The survey recognizes Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals overall, ranking the Clinic 4th in the country. Cleveland Clinic ranked in all 16 specialties surveyed by the magazine. Ten of its specialties were listed among the Top 10 in the United States and all of the Clinic's specialties placed in the nation's top 25.
"We continually strive to provide our patients with the most advanced, compassionate healthcare," said Delos M. "Toby" Cosgrove, M.D., President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic. "The results of the 2008 America's Best Hospitals Survey are a positive affirmation of our efforts and the dedication of our medical staff and employees in the delivery of high-quality medical care."
The complete 2008 national rankings for Cleveland Clinic are: cancer, 13; gastrointestinal disorders, 2; ear, nose and throat, 11; endocrinology, 6; geriatrics, 14; gynecology, 8; heart and heart surgery, 1; nephrology, 4; neurology and neurosurgery, 6; ophthalmology, 11; orthopedics, 3; psychiatry, 22; rehabilitation, 19; respiratory disorders, 5; rheumatology, 2; and urology, 2.
The Clinic was rated No. 1 in Ohio in 15 of the 16 specialty areas surveyed, including cardiac care, which was ranked No. 1 in the nation.
"We're grateful to our patients, employees, colleagues and U.S. News
for this recognition," said Bruce Lytle, M.D., Chairman of the Clinic's
Heart & Vascular Institute. "We take this honor as a challenge to continue
advancing the treatment of heart disease for the benefit of current and
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