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Kathy Wilets

Associate Director, Office of Public Affairs
Email: kathy.wilets@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-5717

Oct 02, 2012 1:44 PM

Salt Lake City, Utah - July 17, 2012 - U.S. News & World Report today released its annual Best Hospitals rankings. This year University of Utah Health Care was recognized for having 10 high-performing specialties. The following specialties have been recognized:

-- Cancer

-- Ear, Nose & Throat

-- Gastroenterology

-- Geriatrics

-- Gynecology

-- Nephrology

-- Neurology & Neurosurgery

-- Orthopedics

-- Pulmonology

-- Urology

 More than 720 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals were showcased. The complete rankings and methodology are available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

 The rankings were published by U.S. News in collaboration with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Highlights of the 2012-13 rankings will appear in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013 guidebook, to go on sale in August.

 About U.S. News & World Report

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