The Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven is the best hospital in Mississippi, according to the 2014-2015 U.S News and World Report Best Hospital rankings
Memorial Hospital-Gulfport and University of Mississippi Healthcare tied for second best ranked hospital in the state.
The Best Hospital rankings are updated every July and the hospitals are grouped into 16 individual specialty lists that range from cancer treatment to orthopedics.
Southwest Medical Center in Brookhaven and St. Dominic in Jackson tied for fourth.
Baptist Memorial received nationally-recognized marks in the four specialties of Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery and Pulmonology
Memorial Hospital-Gulfport received nationally-recognized marks in the three specialties of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Nephrology and Neurology & Neurosurgery
University of Mississippi Healthcare received nationally-recognized marks in the three specialties of Cancer, Nephrology and Urology
Southwest Medical Center received nationally-recognized marks in the specialty of Neurology & Neurosurgery
St. Dominic received nationally-recognized marks in the specialty of Neurology & Neurosurgery
The rankings are based mostly on death rates of patients who represent especially challenging cases and on overall patient safety. Hospitals are also ranked on their reputation, which are based on annual physician surveys.
The three best hospitals in the nation are the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
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