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These Michigan hospitals are the best in patient care, according to U.S. News & World Report

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) — Beaumont Health's Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe hospitals and Michigan Medicine have earned national recognition by U.S. News & World Report in the "America's Best Hospitals" rankings released Tuesday.

Beaumont Health

Beaumont, Royal Oak ranked No. 2 statewide. This marks the 25th consecutive year Beaumont, Royal Oak has been included in this U.S. News national listing. The hospital also ranks No. 2 in Metro Detroit. Beaumont, Troy is ranked No. 3 in Michigan and Metro Detroit. Beaumont, Grosse Pointe is ranked No. 4 in Michigan and Metro Detroit.

Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn and Beaumont Hospital, Trenton are both ranked No. 21 in Michigan and ranked No. 14 in Metro Detroit.

Seven Beaumont Health hospitals, including Royal Oak, Troy and Grosse Pointe, also received "high performing" national ratings for common adult procedures and conditions.

“Our team’s accomplishments and commitment to our patients inspires and impresses me every day,” John Fox, president and CEO, Beaumont Health, said. “We achieved these rankings by partnering and collaborating with the patients and families we serve. I am proud of our team’s efforts to deliver exceptional care.”

U.S. News & World Report has nationally ranked Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak in the following 11 medical specialties based on objective measures for 2019-20:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery - #19
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology - #18
  • Ear, Nose & Throat - #48
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - #31
  • Geriatrics - #28
  • Gynecology - #10 (top ranked in Michigan)
  • Nephrology (Kidney) - #35
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery - #34
  • Orthopedics - #15 (top ranked in Michigan)
  • Pulmonology - #18
  • Urology - #22

Michigan Medicine

Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were ranked best in Michigan and 11th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2019-20.

The ranking measures excellence in patient care.

Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, was given the USNWR Honor Roll distinction, which is awarded to just 20 U.S. hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care across a range of specialties, procedures and conditions.

Michigan Medicine also has three surgical and medical specialties ranked in the nation’s top 10 and was ranked No. 1 in the Detroit Metro Area.

“A ranking on the national Honor Roll is a testament to our rigorous commitment to putting patients first,” said Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., who is executive vice president for medical affairs at the University of Michigan, chief executive officer of Michigan Medicine and dean of the U-M Medical School.
“This honor would not happen without the dedication of our employees, who demonstrate our mission of advancing health to serve Michigan and the world. They go above and beyond to ensure our high standards of quality and safety,” said Runge.

Only 3 percent, or 165 hospitals out of the more than 4,500 evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, earned even one ranked spot.

Three Michigan Medicine specialty areas rank in the top 10 in the country:

  • Urology (#8)
  • Ophthalmology (#8)
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery (#10)

Michigan Medicine also received national rankings in:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonary & Lung Surgery
  • Rheumatology

Michigan Medicine also was recognized as high performing in Rehabilitation.