The best hospitals 2018-19 honor roll

Honor Roll photo tour

Just 20 hospitals out of nearly 5,000 evaluated for the 2018-19 U.S. News Best Hospitalsrankings and ratings made the Honor Roll.

Hospitals were awarded Honor Roll points if they ranked in one or more of the 16 specialties that U.S. News evaluates – more points for higher rankings – and if they were rated "high performing" in one or more of the nine procedures and conditions. The 20 hospitals with the highest point totals define the Honor Roll. Here are the hospitals, working up from No. 20.