Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) continues to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Hospitals. Northwestern Memorial climbed six places to 6th in the nation on the Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll. It was the only hospital in Illinois to make this prestigious list.
This year’s Honor Roll highlights 18 hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients, out of nearly 5,000 institutions nationwide.
U.S. News also evaluates hospitals in 16 adult specialties, of which NMH is recognized in 14: cancer (14), cardiology and heart surgery (12), diabetes and endocrinology (9), ear, nose and throat (17), gastroenterology and GI surgery (10), geriatrics (11), gynecology (11), nephrology (14), neurology and neurosurgery (7), orthopaedics (7), pulmonology (13), urology (9), and ophthalmology and rheumatology are both high-performing.