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Lehigh Valley hospitals ranked best, high performing in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Health			Morristown Medical Center was once again the top-ranked hospital in the state according to U.S. News & World Report Atlantic Health Morristown Medical Center was once again the top-ranked hospital in the state according to U.S. News & World Report
Anna Jefferson | 31 July, 2019, 06:40

U.S. News and World Report released its 2019/2020 rankings of the best hospitals in the United States.

Vidant Medical Center in Greenville at No. 3.

Still, the hospital is top rated in North Carolina, having ranked nationally in nine pediatric specialties and 10 adult specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News also considered for its rankings Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, which placed No. 2 in the state; UnityPoint Health-St. "This year we revised the methodology to incorporate new measures of patient-centered care and to enhance how we account for differences in hospitals' patient populations".

The rankings were determined by hospital service in 16 areas of "complex specialty care", along with nine bellwether procedures. The 21 hospitals that made this year's list edged out a field of more than 4,500 facilities, rankings show.

Mexican and American kids play seesaw across the border wall
Even before Sunday, the concept of putting seesaws on a border fence had already drawn acclaim for Rael and San Fratello. In an Instagram post , Rael said the event was "filled with joy , excitement, and togetherness at the borderwall".

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Visitors were also informed about the mode of disease transmission, treatment and methods to prevent various forms of hepatitis . Secondly, misconceptions and stigma attached to the disease often leads to marginalization and discrimination against patients.

Pakistan to play 13 fixtures in World Test Championship
It's a series people want to be involved in, it's one of the premier events in Test cricket which features a really big crowd. New Zealand have just been in a World Cup final and cricket will be on a high in the country at the moment.

"As we remain driven to achieve the "triple aim" - providing better health and better care at a better cost - it's important for our health network to continuously monitor, measure and improve how we are partnering with and serving our patients and community", Dr. Brian Nester, president and CEO of the Lehigh Valley Health Network, said in a statement.

U.S. News named UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in Pittsburgh as the top hospital in the state.

St. Luke's was the only of those three other Iowa hospitals to earn a "high performing" mark - in pulmonology and lung surgery.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester once again tops the list of the nation's best hospitals.

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