Thursday, December 2

‘Forbes’ identifies the 20 best hospitals in the world

An image of the center of the Jiménez Díaz Foundation.

Magazine ‘Forbes‘has published its list of’ The Best Hospitals in the World ‘, which includes a total of 20 centers of the stature of Americans Mayo Clinic Rochester (Minnesota) or the John Hopkins Hospital de Baltimore (Meryland). With regard to the nationals, only the Madrilenian Jiménez Díaz Foundation has managed to make a place in this list along with other great references.

Some of the criteria that ‘Forbes’ has followed when preparing the ranking refer to various factors of excellence, as well as other classifications of international prestige such as ‘Newsweek’ or ‘Webometrics’. These, as detailed in the magazine, are based on the recommendations of the international medical community, patient experience data and also in the Berlin Principles (2019) for the evaluation of educational institutions, given the academic and research nature of most centers.

After a meticulous evaluation, in addition to the Mayo Clinic, the medical center that accumulates the highest number of references among the world medical community, or the John Hopkins Hospital, specialized in the care of international patients, there are also the Singapore General Hospital, a reference for all of Southeast Asia that stands out for the use of the most advanced technologies in medical and surgical care.

Also, the list includes the Swedish Karolinska University Hospital, focused on biomedical research and is closely associated with the Karolinska Institute, whose scientific committee appoints the Nobel Prize in Medicine each year. The American Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio), meanwhile, also appears in the ranking thanks to the worldwide reputation it has acquired in recent years in the field of Pediatrics.

For its part, the Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital, located in Madrid, has positioned itself as the only Spanish in the ‘Forbes’ list of best hospitals, a center that recently, moreover, was also in the news after becoming the first in the world to receive the EFQM Global Award, the most prestigious International Award for Excellence in Management.

They complete the list of twenty centers Toronto General Hospital (Toronto, Canada), Center Hospitalier Vaudios Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland), MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas, USA), Hôpitaux Pitié Salpêtrière (Paris, France) and University Clinic of Heidelberg (Heidelberg , Germany). As well as Mount Sinai (Toronto, Canada), Royal Berkshire Hospital (Reading, Berkshire, UK), Institut Curie (Paris, France), Oslo University Hospital (Norway), Asan Medical Center (Seoul, South Korea), Hospital Israelite Albert Einstein (Sao Paulo, Brazil), St. Luke’s International Hospital (Tokyo, Japan), University College London Hospital (London, United Kingdom) and The Royal Children’s Hospital (Melbourne, Australia).

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