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Nebraska Medical Center named one of world's best hospitals

Posted at 9:59 AM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 10:59:47-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska Medical Center is among some elite company in Newsweek's inaugural World's Best Hospitals rankings.

UNMC comes in at number 56 on the list. The list is based on a number of factors like patient surveys, performance data and responses to an online survey sent to almost 40,000 health care professionals.

The Med Center joins other hospitals like the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts General. The list includes 226 hospitals in the United States, and UNMC is the only one in Nebraska to be ranked in the top 150.

In total, Newsweek ranked hospitals in 11 countries. The full rankings can be found here.