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Aspirus Wausau Hospital ranked among ‘Best Hospitals’

Jul 17, 2012

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WAUSAU, Wis. – U.S. News & Word Report today released its annual Best Hospitals rankings and Aspirus Wausau Hospital is among only about 14 percent of the nation’s hospitals to earn a spot in the rankings.

This year’s Best Hospitals, the 23rd annual edition, showcases more than 720 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals. Recognized hospitals must meet a demanding standard of performance in one or more specialties to land in the rankings

Aspirus Wausau Hospital was recognized as having 10 high-performing specialties, including:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

The rankings were published by U.S. News in collaboration with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Highlights of the 2012-13 rankings will appear in the U.S. News Best Hospitals 2013 guidebook, to go on sale in August.

“The hospital rankings are like a GPS-type aid to help steer patients to hospitals with strong skills in the procedures and medical conditions that present the biggest challenges,” said U.S. News Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow. “All of these hospitals are the kinds of medical centers that should be on your list when you need the best care. They are where other hospitals send the toughest cases.”

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