Johns Hopkins tops US hospital ranking:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, has been named best hospital in the US for the third year running. A study carried out annually by the US News and World Report ranked 128 US hospitals according to the services and specialist areas they offer, as well as mortality and medical reputation. Johns Hopkins appeared in the top ten in 15 specialist areas. The Rochester-based Mayo Clinic was ranked second with 14 appearances in the top ten and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston was ranked third. The rankings are based on a mathematical model designed by the National Opinion Research Centre at Chicago University.