Business briefs: Partners Hospitals get high marks


Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital ranked second and ninth in the nation, respectively, in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals, the State House News reported.

In March 2007 Martha’s Vineyard Hospital become one of a group of hospitals, health clinics, and physicians’ organizations owned by Partners HealthCare System, a $6 billion nonprofit founded in 1994 by MGH and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Two more of Partners’ hospitals, McLean Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, were also recognized for national excellence. McLean Hospital was ranked first in the nation in psychiatry and Spaulding Rehab was ranked sixth for rehabilitation.

The rankings are available online and will be published in the magazine’s August issue as part of its 2013-2014 Best Hospitals guide.