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Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest

Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest

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With just over 100 designated “Specialty Hospitals” in the United States, the pressure is on to not only stand out amongst your peers, but also alongside hundreds of other “General Hospitals” that may have strong specialty departments. While the debate of Specialty vs. General is still going strong, one thing is for sure: In the decade that Special Hospitals have come about, they have proven themselves to offer equal, or better, care than their General counterparts.

There are four types of Specialty Hospital: Women’s Health, Cardiac, Orthopedic, and Surgical. NursingLink has narrowed the field to the top 3 hospitals in each category.

Women’s Health

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, Memphis, TN

Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Prentice Women’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women, San Diego, CA

Cardiovascular Surgery and Health

Arkansas Heart Hospital, Little Rock, AK

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

The Indiana Heart Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Orthopedic Surgery and Health

The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Murray, UT

El Paso Specialty Hospital, El Paso, TX

Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


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