UF Health Shands named one of nation’s best hospitals

Congratulations to UF Health Shands Hospital for being named one of the 100 great hospitals in America by Becker’s Hospital Review.

UF Health Shands Hospital and other facilities made the list for its many strengths, including a strong history of medical innovation, providing high-quality care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research and maintaining an irreplaceable spot in the community, according to Becker’s.

Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team chose the top hospitals through research and by reviewing hospital ranking sources, such as U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Over the past 10 years, U.S. News and Health recognized UF Health for seven adult specialties and seven pediatric specialties, and Forbes recognized it as one of 100 of America’s Best Employers.

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering is co-located with UF Health Shands Hospital and the department leverages its proximity allowing students and faculty to engage in valuable learning and research experiences. This collaboration prepares them for rewarding careers in healthcare-related industries, hospitals, academic and research laboratories.