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Cleveland Clinic ranked No. 2 hospital in the world by Newsweek

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-03 12:26:09-05

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic is celebrating its centennial year with a top spot on Newsweek’s "World’s Best Hospitals 2021" list.

Newsweek ranked the Cleveland Clinic as the No. 2 hospital in the world.

Also sharing the spotlight was the clinic’s Fairview Hospital, which ranked among the top 200 hospitals worldwide.

Newsweek ranked seven other Cleveland Clinic locations among the best hospitals in the United States:

  • Cleveland Clinic – 2
  • Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital – 41
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston – 57
  • Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital – 112
  • Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital – 137
  • Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital -314
  • Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital – 321

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester ranked as the No. 1 hospital in the world.

Newsweek, with the help of Statista, analyzed hospitals on three main categories:

  • Hospital recommendations from medical experts: an international online survey that included more than 74,000 doctors, hospital managers and health care professionals
  • Patient experience: surveys measuring patient satisfaction
  • Medical key performance indicators: patient safety, hygiene measures, and quality of treatment

The clinic celebrated its centennial year on Feb. 26. Cleveland Clinic, founded in 1921, has grown into a 6,000-bed health system that includes a 173-acre main campus near downtown Cleveland, 19 hospitals, more than 220 outpatient facilities, and locations in Ohio, southeast Florida, Las Vegas, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London.