VIDEO: US News “Best Hospitals” ranking vs the Lown Hospitals Index

Are the hospitals ranked as the best by US News & World Report the ones at the top of the Lown Hospitals Index? What are the key differences between these two rankings? In this latest edition of “Lown Hospitals Q&A,” Shannon Brownlee and Vikas Saini discuss why certain hospitals on the top of the US News ranking don’t come out on top in the Lown Index:

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