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What are some highly ranked hospitals in America?

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Some U.S. hospitals that U.S. News & World Report ranked highly in 2015 are Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital, UCLA Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic. U.S. News derives its rankings from physician surveys and measures of quality and safety such as patient death rates and nurse-patient ratios.

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Besides the high overall ranking, these hospitals ranked highly in specialty areas. Mayo Clinic ranked number one for diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, and neurology and neurosurgery. Cleveland Clinic holds the top rank for cardiology and heart surgery.

Top rankings went to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for cancer, to the Hospital for Special Surgery for orthopedics, and to New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell for Psychiatry.

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