Recently, the US "Newsweek" released "The World’s Best Hospitals 2020" list. This is the second year that Newsweek has collaborated with Statista, a world-renowned Internet data research company.


In March 2019, Newsweek of the United States cooperated with Statista for the first time, ranked the world's best hospitals for the first time in the world. This year is the second cooperation between the two sides. This time, 21 countries including the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia and Brazil were selected. 1500 hospitals are ranked.


In the TOP10 list, the United States has four seats (the same as last year), and Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, Israel, and Sweden each have one seat. The Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Medical Center are in the top two. The University Hospital of Zurich in Switzerland and the University of Karolinska in Sweden are newly listed hospitals.


Compared with last year, there are two hospitals in Singapore including Singapore General Hospital and Israel Sheba Medical Center. The affiliated hospital of the University of Tokyo's medical department, which was selected last year, fell out of the top ten. From the list, only one of the top 10 hospitals has more than 2000 beds (Chariter Hospital, Germany). Here are the ranking details:


                                                    Source: US Newsweek official website


The list is based on the following three aspects:

 

1.hospital peer recommendations.

 

Collect opinions from hospital professionals in 21 countries through online surveys. The survey targets include doctors, nurses, hospital managers, and other medical professionals, with more than 70,000 people.

 

2.Patient experience.

 

One is based on the public data of existing patient surveys; the other is based on surveys of patients by insurance companies. The survey topics include overall satisfaction with hospitals, recommended hospitals, satisfaction with medical professionals, and satisfaction with services.

 

3. Key indicators of hospital operation and quality.

 

Collect key hospital indicators published by countries, including data on quality of care for specific treatments, hygiene measures and patient safety data, and the number of patients served by each doctor / nurse.

 

In order to ensure the fairness and professionalism of the ranking, Statista established the Global Board of Medical Experts. The committee is an independent body responsible for the quality and scope of the ranking project.