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University Hospital Vienna/MedUni Vienna among the top 25 hospitals in the world


University Hospital Vienna and its departments run jointly with MedUni Vienna have moved up five places to 25th position in the latest ranking of the world's 250 best hospitals compiled by US news magazine Newsweek and data provider Statista. For the ranking, 2,400 clinics from 30 countries were assessed.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester (USA), the Cleveland Clinic (USA) and the Toronto General - University Health Network (Canada) top the list of the world's best hospitals. The best hospital from Europe is Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany) in sixth place. In addition to the University Hospital Vienna (25), the University Hospital of Innsbruck (53) and the University Hospital Graz (73) also made it into the top 100 from Austria.

The evaluation of the individual clinics is based on an online survey of more than 85,000 medical experts from 30 countries, the results of which were combined with the results of existing patient surveys and country-specific medical quality indicators, such as treatment quality and patient safety. The third component of the hospital ranking is standardised, validated questionnaires (PROMs - Patient Reported Outcome Measures), which are completed by patients to measure their own perception of their well-being and quality of life.

Patient care, research and teaching are closely linked at the 29 university departments run jointly by the University Hospital Vienna and MedUni Vienna with over 400 special out-patient wards. More than 60,000 patients are treated as in-patients every year. The outpatient wards and special out-patient wards are additionally visited around 1.1 million times. Together with doctors of the MedUni Wien, a nursing staff of around 3,000, over 1,000 associates of medical, therapeutic and diagnostic health professions and many further employees from different professional groups are available for the care of our patients.

About the ranking

The World's Best Hospitals 2024 ranking was compiled on behalf of Newsweek together with Statista, an online platform for statistics. Two new countries (Chile and Malaysia) have been added to this year's ranking, bringing the total to 2,400 hospitals in 30 countries.

To the ranking World's Best Hospitals 2024


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