U.S. News & World Report
came out yesterday with its annual ranking of the country's best hospitals
Earning high marks (again) was Barnes-Jewish Hospital
. The hospital ranked No. 9
this year in the magazine's "Honor Roll" of best hospitals. According to a Barnes-Jewish spokesperson, the ranking marks the 17th consecutive year U.S. News
has named it as the only St. Louis area medical center listed among the nation's elite.
The hospital scored particularly high marks for its kidney, neurology and respiratory divisions.
U.S. News also ranked St. Louis Children's Hospital
as one of America's top ten hospitals
for kids. Both Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital are partnered with the Washington University School of Medicine