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Cedars-Sinai Ranked Among Best in 2013-14 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Issue

Los Angeles - July 16, 2013 - Cedars-Sinai has been named to the Honor Roll in the 2013-14 issue of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, with 12 of the medical center’s specialties rated among the finest in the nation.

Out of nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed for the annual rankings, Cedars-Sinai is among just 18 hospitals nationwide to earn the magazine’s Honor Roll designation. To be named to the Honor Roll, a hospital must be rated among the nation’s top 50 programs in at least six specialties.

Cedars-Sinai also is in the elite group of hospitals that had more than 10 specialties among the top 50 nationally. Just 3 percent of the nation’s hospitals earned a national ranking in a single specialty.

The 12 Cedars-Sinai specialties ranked are: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.

Report rankings are based on mortality rate, patient safety and other factors, as well as reputation, as rated by a group of physicians from across the nation.