Carle Foundation Hospital ranked among top Illinois hospitals

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URBANA - Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana will be listed in U.S. News and World Report's 25th annual Best Hospitals rankings.

Carle placed 14th overall out of 220 hospitals in the "Best Hospitals in Illinois" ranking, and also received national recognition as "high-performing" in 12 specialties.  Those specialties include cardiology and heart surgery, cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, ear, nose, and throat, gastroenterology and G.I. surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, neurology and neurosurgery, and urology.

In addition to the ratings, 77 percent of patients scored Carle highest or very high for quality of care, which is above the national average of 68 percent, and 79 percent of patients would recommend Carle to family and friends, also above the national average of 70 percent.

Carle is the only hospital outside of the Chicago area in Illinois to rank in the top 15 hospitals statewide.

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