August 2 2016
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Ranked in Top 10 of Massachusetts Hospitals
U.S. News & World Report has issued its 2016/17 rankings of the country’s hospitals and Burlington’s Lahey Hospital & Medical Center scored quite well.
In the rankings Lahey was listed as number six in Massachusetts and number five in the Boston area.
“[Lahey] performed nearly at the level of nationally ranked U.S. News Best Hospitals in 5 adult specialties,” the report states.
According to the report, hospitals are evaluated across 16 medical specialties that include cancer and cardiology & heart surgery. Twelve of the 16 specialties rely heavily on data from multiple sources like the American Hospital Association and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In four other specialties, hospitals are scored on reputation among surveyed physicians.