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

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
9 specialties
YNHH only hospital in Connecticut nationally ranked

NEW HAVEN, CT (August 8, 2017) – 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” listing. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in nine specialties.

YNHH Psychiatry (11) and Geriatrics (15) specialties rank in the nation’s top 15 while Pulmonology ranks #19, Ear, Nose and Throat #22, Neurology and Neurosurgery ranks #28, while Urology and Diabetes and Endocrinology both rank #29.

Yale New Haven Hospital is ranked among the best nationally in two other medical specialties: Gastroenterology ranks #33 and Kidney Disorders #31.

“We are very proud that Yale New Haven Hospital continues to be recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report,” said Thomas Balcezak, MD, chief medical officer at YNHHS. “These rankings demonstrate our consistent ability to grow many of our patient-centered services and at the same time and deliver the highest quality of care. That U.S. News & World Report recognizes these achievements means we are fulfilling our goal to provide the best care to the people of Connecticut and beyond.”

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 www.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

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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