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All Five Johns Hopkins Medicine Hospitals Listed In New U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings - 03/29/2011

All Five Johns Hopkins Medicine Hospitals Listed In New U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Metro Area Rankings

Release Date: March 29, 2011

Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased that out of more than 85 hospitals in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, all five of its hospitals were included in the new rankings by U.S. News & World Report of “best hospitals” in various metro areas. The five hospitals rated in their areas are The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medical Bayview Center and Howard County General Hospital for the Baltimore region and Suburban Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital for the Washington, D.C., region.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been ranked the number 1 hospital by U.S. News for the past 20 years in its national ranking. As expected, The Johns Hopkins Hospital was number one in the Baltimore Metro region for all specialties. In addition, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center was ranked 7th and Howard County General Hospital was tied for 11th in the Baltimore region, while Suburban Hospital was tied for 8th and Sibley Memorial Hospital was tied for 17th place for the Washington, D.C., region.

According to U.S. News, for their new metropolitan hospital report, the magazine ranked hospitals within all 52 U.S. metro areas with populations of 1 million or more, using existing data its 2010–11 Best Hospitals edition. The new rankings identify hospitals that performed nearly as well as the nationally ranked Best Hospitals in at least one of 16 adult specialties. The new rankings add 490 of these high-performing hospitals to the 132 nationally ranked Best Hospitals in the metro areas.

For more information on the rankings and the methodology used to determine the rankings, visit www.usnews.com/hospitals

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