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mayonewsreleases (@mayonewsreleases) published a blog post · July 16th, 2013

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mayo Clinic No. 1 in Jacksonville and a Leading Cancer Hospital Nationally

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — U.S. News & World Report has again named Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville to its annual list of America's Best Hospitals published online today. Mayo Clinic tied for the No. 1 spot in the Jacksonville metro area and the No. 4 spot in Florida. Mayo Clinic also is ranked nationally among the top 50 hospitals in cancer (#34).

Mayo Clinic's Jacksonville campus also was recognized as high performing in diabetes and endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

"This honor reflects the deep commitment of our staff to provide the highest quality of care to our patients every day," says William Rupp, M.D., chief executive officer at Mayo Clinic. "Our employees are critical to the success of Mayo Clinic. I'm extremely grateful for their dedication and commitment to making the patient experience the very best it can be."

To rank the best hospitals, U.S. News analyzes data for more than 5,000 medical centers.

Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minn., earned the No. 3 overall spot on the "Best Hospitals" list and took the No. 1 spot in Minnesota. Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona was ranked No. 1 in that state and in the Phoenix metro area.

The rankings were announced on the U.S. News & World Report website. Print versions of the guidebook edition will be on sale Aug. 27.

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