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The Johns Hopkins Hospital Tops U.S.News &World Report "Honor Roll" 18th Year In a Row
The Johns Hopkins Hospital has once again for the 19th consecutive time earned the top spot in U.S.News & World Reports annual rankings of American hospitals, placing first in three medical specialties and very high in 12 others.
Much of what we take for granted in medicine todayfrom the rigorous training of physicians and nurses to the emphasis on research and the rapid application of that research to patient careemerged from innovations made more than a century ago at a brand new medical center in Baltimore, Johns Hopkins. Indeed, today the very name Johns Hopkins means medicine to a majority of Americans, according to a recent Gallup poll.