U.S. News and World Report - "Hospital Leaders, U.S. News Editors Hold Summit on Best Hospitals Rankings"

 – October 2, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

"These rankings are not static." The affirmation by U.S. News and World Report editor and chief content officer Brian Kelly underscored the point of a summit on hospital rankings that U.S. News and The Mount Sinai Medical Center co-hosted at Mount Sinai on September 27. The summit convened medical thought leaders from around the country for a four-hour discussion about the methodology behind the U.S. News "Best Hospitals" rankings. At the summit, hospital presidents and clinical leaders shared ideas, suggestions, and critiques of the U.S. News rankings. There seemed to be a consensus that the U.S. News methodology is as sound as any in existence. "No methodology is perfect," said Dr. Kenneth Davis, president and CEO of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, who delivered the summit's opening and concluding remarks. "This [U.S. News] methodology is certainly superior." And he saluted U.S. News for being "open to feedback." Learn more