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Yale-New Haven Hospital is recognized by U.S.News & World Report

NEW HAVEN — Yale-New Haven Hospital has been named as one of the top hospitals in the United States, according to U.S.News & World Report's annual "America's Best Hospitals" rankings, which are accessible today online and will be published in the August issue of the magazine. For the first time, YNHH had a total of three specialties ranked in the nation's top 10: diabetes and endocrinology (8), geriatrics (9) and psychiatry (10). YNHH is the only hospital in Connecticut to be ranked as a top hospital in any of the 16 medical specialties.

"We are delighted once again to have 12 specialties — including three in the absolute top tier — recognized by U.S. News & World Report," said Peter Herbert, MD, chief of staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital. "We have wonderful, skilled physicians, nurses and staff absolutely dedicated to providing safe, high-quality care to our patients; recognition on the U.S.News list is a direct reflection of their hard work and commitment to the best patient care."

In addition to its three top 10 ranked specialties, Yale-New Haven also ranked among the very best in the nation in nine additional medical specialties: cancer; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; kidney disorders; neurology and neurosurgery; pulmonology and urology.

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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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