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Beckers Hospital Review Names Sanford USD Medical Center One of the 50 Best Hospitals in America

Well-known teaching hospitals, small community hospitals recognized for excellence.

CHICAGO — Becker's Hospital Review has named the 50 best hospitals in America, which cover a wide spectrum from well-known academic medical centers to less widely recognized community hospitals that have reached greatness without much fanfare.

Each of these organizations has put patients' needs first, is driven by a variety of innovations and helped to set the bar for high-quality care. Each hospital has an impressive list of achievements and a story to tell.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team analyzed, scored and weighted data from outside sources on factors including patient safety, clinical outcomes and reputation. After examining these national rankings, the editorial team performed additional research and sought insight from industry sources before determining final selections. Hospitals do not and cannot pay to be included on this list.

Here are the hospitals, in alphabetical order:

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago)
  • Akron (Ohio) General Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)
  • Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.)
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston)
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)
  • Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield, Ill.)
  • The Christ Hospital (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.)
  • Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland)
  • Duke University Medical Center (Durham, N.C.)
  • Evanston (Ill.) Hospital Hackensack (N.J.)
  • University Medical Center Hamot Medical Center (Erie, Pa.)
  • Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond, Va.)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.)
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.)
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital (Allentown, Pa.)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)
  • Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)
  • Munson Medical Center (Traverse City, Mich.)
  • New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell (New York City)
  • Northeast Regional Medical Center (Kirksville, Mo.)
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
  • Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans)
  • Ohio State University Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Poudre Valley Hospital (Fort Collins, Colo.)
  • Presbyterian Hospital (Charlotte, N.C.)
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Center (Southfield, Mich.)
  • Providence Regional Medical Center (Everett, Wash.)
  • Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.)
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)
  • Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)
  • Saint Alexius Medical Center (Bismarck, N.D.)
  • St. Cloud (Minn.) Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital (Houston)
  • Saint Thomas Hospital (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital (Indianapolis)
  • Sanford USD Medical Center (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco)
  • The University of Chicago Medical Center (Chicago)
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City)
  • University Medical Center (Tucson, Ariz.)
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pa.)
  • Medical Center Presbyterian UW Medical Center (Seattle) V
  • anderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.)
  • Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital

Stacy Bauer Jones | Media Relations Manager | Sioux Falls Region
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