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U.S. News & World Report once again recognizes Yale-New Haven Hospital

YUS Newsale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals." Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in 11 of 16 specialties.

Diabetes and endocrinology rank in the nation's top 10 at #7, while psychiatry is at #11, gastroenterology and GI surgery at #17 and gynecology at #18. Yale-New Haven Hospital is the only Connecticut hospital to be ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report.

In addition, Yale-New Haven is ranked among the best nationally in seven other medical specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, ear, nose and throat, geriatrics, nephrology, pulmonology and urology.

"The consistency with which Yale-New Haven Hospital has been recognized as one of America's Best Hospitals U.S. News & World report continues to reflect the growth, hard work and dedication to patient-centered care and excellence that is our hallmark," said Peter Herbert, MD, chief of staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital. "Through investments in critical services areas, to the commitment to clinical research by our physicians, this honor reflects our unique ability to meet the ever-growing needs of our patients and their families and our promise and commitment to best serve the people of our community."

According to U.S. News & World Report, hard numbers support the rankings in most specialties — death rates, patient safety, procedure volume and other objective data. The entire national listing is available online at

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Yale-New Haven Hospital is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine. Yale-New Haven was founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826. Today, the hospital's two New Haven-based inpatient campuses include Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. YNHH's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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