Find the hospital that's best for youawherever you are, whatever your needs Choosing the best hospital just got a lot easier. This comprehensive guide, compiled by the editors of U.S. News a World Report, ranks all of the nation's major hospitals in 16 different medical specialties. Expanding on U.S. News' authoritative qBest Hospitalsq annual guide, America's Best Hospitals is based on in-depth research developed exclusively for U.S. News by the National Opinion Research Center, a social-science research affiliate of the University of Chicago. The hospital rankings combine statistics about each hospital with its reputation among top physicians to yield an overall score for each facility. America's Best Hospitalsa Ranks hospitals nationally in 16 specialty areas: AIDS Ophthalmology Cancer Orthopedics Cardiology Otolaryngology Endocrinology Pediatrics Gastroenterology Psychiatry Geriatrics Rehabilitation Gynecology Rheumatology Neurology Urology Ranks hospitals state by state and in 10 key metropolitan areas, in 12 specialties Includes vital statistics about patient carealike mortality rates, the ratio of nurses to beds, discharge planning, the availability of medical technology, and other key data Provides practical guidance for getting admitted to the top hospitals, arranging for payment, and other pressing issues confronting anyone facing a trip to the hospital Whether you're faced with an illness, need to schedule elective surgery, or simply want peace of mind should an emergency strike, America's Best Hospitals has everything you need to make a safe, informed decision regarding healthcare facilities. U.S. News a World Report has a circulation of almost 2.3 million, and an estimated readership of 11 million. It is the only newsweekly with qNews You Can Use.qThe first stop should be the EMS division of the local fire department. ... is aquot; standard response timeaquot; a how long it takes an ambulance to respond in 90 percent of the calls a but many offices are not this exact. ... In New Jersey, for example, the state department of health concedes that only one in 20 paramedics is certified in advanced pediatric life support. Emergency medical technicians ( EMTs) are even more in the dark; only two of the 110-hours of training EMTs get is spent on theanbsp;...
|Title||:||America's Best Hospitals|
|Author||:||The Editors of U.S. News & World Report|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1995-11-03|