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Hospitals and Health Systems
Baptist Health System, Birmingham, Alabama
Alabama's largest and most comprehensive health system.
Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, Alaska
Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest hospital in Alaska.
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
A new hospital building is opening in the fall of 2001.
University Hospital of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas
A 350 bed hospital listed in U.S. News & World Report as "one of America’s best" for four consecutive years.
Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, California
One of the largest non-profit hospitals in the western United States.
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California
With 900 beds this medical center includes a children's hospital and a behavioral medicine center.
University of Colorado Hospital
This hospital was ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country by U.S.News & World Report.
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH)is a 944-bed tertiary care facility that includes the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.
The Cleveland Clinic, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
With 150 beds this hospital is part of the renowned Cleveland Clinic.
University of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida
Shands HealthCare, the University of Florida, and University and Methodist Medical Centers have joined forces to form Shands Jacksonville.
CedVidyya.l Center, Miami, Florida
A fully accredited 568-bed hospital voted one of the 100 top hospitals.
Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, Georgia.
A 518-bed acute-care, tertiary, regional medical center and teaching hospital.
PROMINA Health System, Atlanta, Georgia
PROMINA Health System includes: 2,000 metro Atlanta Physicians Piedmont Hospital--Atlanta DeKalb Medical Center--Decatur Gwinnett Medical Center--Lawrenceville Southern Regional Medical Center--Riverdale Decatur Hospital--Decatur Fayette Community Hospital--Fayetteville Joan Glancy Memorial Hospital--Duluth RiverWoods Psychiatric Center--Riverdale SummitRidge Center for Psychiatry--Lawrenceville
Kuakini Health System, Honolulu, Hawaii
A 250-bed acute care hospital.
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho
The hospital provides service to a region with a radius of about 250 miles, including patients from all of eastern Idaho, southern Montana, and western Wyoming.
Loyola University Health System, Maywood, Illinois
A tertiary care center with 536 beds, includes burn center, level-I trauma center and cranial-base surgery center.
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
For more than 150 years, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center has been recognized as a leading academic health care, teaching and research institution.
Memorial Health System, South Bend, Indiana
One of the top 100 hospitals in orthopedic and cardiovascular care.
Iowa Health System, Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa Health System is the parent of three hospitals, Blank Children's Hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center.
Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend, Kansas
A two-campus 121-bed, regional acute care hospital serving a population of 60.000
University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky
Ranked in the top 50 in the country in cancer and orthopedics care in U.S. News & World Report.
Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans, Louisiana
The Medical Center is located in New Orleans' central business district. Six divisions make up the Center: the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the Tulane Regional Primate Research Center, the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Biomedical Research Laboratories, University Health Services, and Tulane University Hospital and Clinic.
Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
The hospital has 606 licensed beds, and provides comprehensive inpatient services in all medical specialties, and is also a teaching hospital.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
Founded in 1773, it is one of the oldest hospitals on the east coast and with 702 beds enjoys a national reputation.
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
A teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical school and a founding member of Partners HealthCare System, BWH was recently named among the nations top ten hospitals for the eigth year in a row.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Founded in 1811, the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and with 820 beds, the oldest and largest in New England.
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan
Henry Ford Health System is one of the nation's leading health care providers, offering acute, primary, tertiary, and preventive care backed by research and education.
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The U-M Health System comprises the U-M Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice, three U-M Hospitals, a system of health centers, 120 outpatient clinics, M-CARE HMO and the Michigan Health Corp.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
With its international reputation the Mayo Clinic now also has locations in Scottdale, Arizone and Jacksonville, Florida.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
A teaching hospital consistently ranked among the top ten hospitals in the country.
Nebraska Health System, Omaha, Nebraska
Nebraska Health System is comprised of the former University and Clarkson Hospitals, private practice physicians, University Medical Associates, and primary outreach programs in 100 communities in five states.
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
University Medical Center is the state-designated Level I Trauma Center for Southern Nevada.
University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey
A teaching hospital and level-I trauma center.
University Hospital, Alberquerque, New Mexico
With 384 beds acute and tertiary care beds, University Hospital was recently selected as one of the 100 top-performing hospitals in the United States, and ranked among the top ten academic centers.
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York
Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital is affiliated with approximately 20 hospital in the New York area.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, established in 1884, is the world's oldest and largest private institution devoted to prevention, patient care, research, and education in cancer.
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top hospitals and the best in the South.
Trinity Medical Center, Minot, North Dakota
A 250-bed acute-care hospital and the region's only level-II trauma center.
The Cleveland Clinic Health System, Cleveland, Ohio
The system is led by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. The member hospitals of the Cleveland Clinic Health System are: Astabula County Medical Center, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Huron Hospital, Lakewood Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, and South Pointe Hospital.
INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
INTEGRIS Health is Oklahoma's largest health system owned by Oklahomans. A not-for-profit organization with hospitals, rehabilitation centers, physician clinics, mental health facilities, independent living centers and home health agencies.
Oregon Health Sciences University and Hospital, Portland, Oregon
OHSU also is recognized nationally for its innovative primary care services. The university provides a full spectrum of health care.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fox Chase is an independent, nonprofit institution devoted to improving cancer treatment and prevention. This has been true since 1904, when the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center became the country's first cancer hospital.
Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island
Roger Williams Medical Center is a comprehensive health care institution offering a broad range of adult health care services to residents of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
This comprehensive facility is now comprised of three separate hospitals, the University Hospital, the Institute of Psychiatry, and the Children's Hospital.
Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapic City, South Dakota
This regional hospital system includes, hospitals, clinics, assisted living centers and nursing homes.
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
An internationally known children's cancer hospital.
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas
Named the top cancer center by U.S. News & World Report.
University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Well-known for both research and patient care.
Fletcher-Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont
Delivering health care in alliance with the University of Vermont.
INOVA Health System, Fall Church, Virginia
Also names one of the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Includes Fairfax, Fair Oaks and Mount Vernon Hospitals.
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
The largest cancer center in the Northwest.
George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Founded in 1824, The George Washington University Medical Center (GWUMC) is a nationally recognized, interdisciplinary academic health care center comprising the University Hospital and the Medical Faculty Associates.
West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, West Virginia
This hospital system includes the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, a comprehensive cancer center.
Wausau Hospital, Wausau, Wisconsin
Names one of the best hospitals for 2000 according to U.S. News & World Report.