Yale-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 health.usnews.com/best-hospitals