WESTON, Fla., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Newsweek has ranked Cleveland Clinic Weston the No. 2 hospital in Florida and 66th best in the nation, as part of its World's Best Hospitals 2020 analysis published today.
Cleveland Clinic was ranked the No. 2 hospital in the world. In the United States, Cleveland Clinic again earned the No. 2 ranking, while four other Cleveland Clinic hospitals also were listed among the best hospitals nationwide – Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Weston, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, and Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital.
In Ohio, Newsweek ranked Cleveland Clinic No. 1 and Fairview Hospital No. 3.
"This recognition is testament to the dedication, skills and commitment of all our caregivers, who have one singular focus – the patients they serve," said Wael Barsoum, MD, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. "As we continue to build the Cleveland Clinic Florida region, we are serving more patients while providing high-quality care, improving outcomes and increasing efficiencies that will continue to benefit the communities we serve."
According to Newsweek, its rankings are based on three broad categories:
- Recommendations from more than 70,000 medical experts – doctors, hospitals managers, and healthcare professionals – who were invited to participate in an online survey.
- Key hospital performance indicators, including mortality rates, patient safety, readmission rates, staffing levels, efficient use of medical imaging and effectiveness and timeliness of care.
- Patient satisfaction data, including general satisfaction with a hospital, recommendation of a hospital, satisfaction with medical care, and satisfaction with service and organization.
The Newsweek rankings include 21 countries: United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia and Brazil.
In addition to the Newsweek rankings, Cleveland Clinic has been highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for nearly three decades. The 2019-2020 U.S. News rankings marked the 25th consecutive year that Cleveland Clinic was ranked No. 1 for heart care, while also being the 21st consecutive year that Cleveland Clinic ranked as one of the nation's Top 5 hospitals.
About the Cleveland Clinic Florida region
The Cleveland Clinic Florida region is a nonprofit, multi-specialty healthcare provider that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. The Florida region now includes Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, and Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital, with five hospitals and numerous outpatient centers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties. The Florida region is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where providing outstanding patient care is based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Physicians at Cleveland Clinic are experts in the treatment of complex conditions that are difficult to diagnose. For more information about Cleveland Clinic Florida, visit www.clevelandclinicflorida.org. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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