U.S. News Ranks University of Utah Hospital Among The Highest Performing Hospital's In The Nation

U.S. News Ranks University of Utah Hospital Among The Highest Performing Hospital's In The Nation

Oct 2, 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

U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Personal Finance, Education, Travel, Cars, and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual "Best" series of consumer web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans, and more.

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