Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of "100 Great Hospitals in America" and for the first time the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is included.
Factors include medical and scientific breakthroughs, quality of patient care and those serving as academic hubs. St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City were also recognized.
The Becker's Hospital Review's editorial team conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated reputable hospital ranking sources such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals, Healthgrades, Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Leapfrog Group and several other resources.
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