U.S. News announced the 2020-2021 list of Best Hospitals in the country.
It analyzed data from nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to rank hospitals in 16 adult specialties including cancer, cardiology, diabetes, rheumatology and more. Survival rates, patient experience, specialized staff and advanced technologies were among the factors weighed.
Nationally, only 134 hospitals ranked in at least one of the specialties in 2020-2021. The Honor Roll recognizes 20 hospitals for their exceptional care for complex cases across these specialties, as well as recognizes hospitals by state, metro and regional areas for their work in ten more widely performed procedures and conditions, including hip and knee replacement, cancer surgery, heart bypass and more.
With a specialty score of 100/100, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York topped the annual Best Hospitals for Orthopedics rankings, which included 1,683 orthopedic hospitals nationwide.
Mayo Clinic Rochester, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital and Rush University Medical Center rounded out the top five Best Hospitals for Orthopedics.
However, overall, California hospitals had a respectable showing on the Orthopedic Hospital list, with seven hospitals ranking in the top 30.
#3 – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,Los Angeles,
#7 – Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital
#10 – Scripps La Jolla Hospitals
#12 – Stanford Health Care – Stanford Hospital
#15 – UCSF Medical Center
#26 – John Muir Health – Walnut Creek
#30 – Keck Medical Center of USC