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Johns Hopkins Top Hospital: U.S. News

July 16, 2013

The U.S. News and World Report released its Best Hospitals of 2013-2014 data today.

For the report, U.S. News examined almost 4,800 hospitals across the country. Included in the data are best hospitals by specialty, state, region and metropolitan area.

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., earned the top spot in the national list, followed by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass., Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio and the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles Calif.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis took the top prize in Missouri. St Luke's Hospital system in Kansas City tied Mercy Hospital in St. Louis for second place. North Kansas City Hospital took 10th place and Heartland Regional Medical Center was awarded 12th place in the state.

The University of Kansas Hospital was ranked first in Kansas.

Source: (c)2013 the St. Joseph News-Press (St. Joseph, Mo.) Distributed by MCT Information Services

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