Hospital Currently Featured in Critically-Acclaimed ABC News Series "NY Med"
Jul 17, 2012
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks #1 in New York and among the top 10 in the nation out of the nearly 5,000 hospitals evaluated by U.S. News & World Report for its 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings. One of the largest and most comprehensive medical centers in the nation, the Hospital is currently being spotlighted on the critically-acclaimed national medical series "NY Med" from ABC News, which airs at 10 p.m. (ET) Tuesday evenings throughout the summer.
NewYork-Presbyterian is also ranked #7 on U.S. News' prestigious Honor Roll, which highlights medical centers that rank at or near the top in at least six specialties based on reputation, volume and other patient-care factors. It is the 13th year the Hospital has earned this distinction.
NewYork-Presbyterian is nationally ranked in 14 out of 16 specialties, including five in the top five: Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Nephrology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Psychiatry and Urology. The Hospital also nationally ranked in Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Orthopedics; Pulmonology and Rheumatology. Additionally, the Hospital ranked as high-performing in Ophthalmology and Rehabilitation.
The survey gave NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital the highest score possible for patient services — meaning that the Hospital provides all of the important services for patients in a specialty — and advanced technology — meaning that it utilizes sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic technology — in all specialties where the categories apply.
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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian's 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division. One of the most comprehensive health care institutions in the world, the Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation's leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. For more information, visit www.nyp.org.