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Top Hospital Rankings – Two Boston, MA Hospitals In top 8

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

mghOut of the 5,000 hospitals that were evaluated, Boston, MA has two(2) (#2 Massachusetts General Hospital and #8 Brigham and Womens) in the top 8 of the newest 2011 poll conducted by RTI International.  Hospitals were ranked based on their expertise and “competance” across multiple specialties.

Rank Hospital Points Specialties
1 Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore 30 15
2 Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 29 15
3 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. 28 15
4 Cleveland Clinic 26 13
5 Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles 25 14
6 New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, N.Y. 22 12
7 UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco 20 11
8 Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston 18 12
9 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C. 18 10
10 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 17 12
11 Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis 16 11
12 UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 14 8
13 University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 13 9
14 University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor 10 6
14 Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville 10 6
16 Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York 8 6
17 Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, Calif. 7 6


*The rankings were produced for U.S. News by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Be sure to add your own fact-gathering to ours; no hospital is best for every patient.

Do You Know Why Boston Rarely Loses Power?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Boston rarely, if ever, experiences power losses due to weather related issues because all city wires are installed underground.  Take a look around, see any? One less excuse to stay home from work on a snowy Monday in late December.


Here, on the Luxury Residential Group Blog, we have decided to start a fun new series of blogs titled “Do you know why”? These will be tidbits of information on topics about Boston that a lot of us did not know.

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