Top hospitals in the world and attractive destinations for medical tourism

The quality of treatment largely depends on the chosen country and the specific clinic. See where the best hospitals are, where to go for treatment and which countries are considered the healthiest in the world.

Best hospital in the world: where is it?

The World’s Best Hospitals 2022 is a ranking presented by Newsweek magazine in collaboration with Statista, an analytical company. They analysed data on 2,200 clinics in 27 countries worldwide and considered the opinions of 80,000 experts, patient feedback, and key medical performance indicators of hospitals.

Most of the top 100 clinics are in the USA: 33 American hospitals are on the list of the best. Next is Germany, with 14 clinics. Also, the top 100 includes 20 clinics from Italy and France.

Top 10 hospitals in the world in 2022, according to Newsweek:

us-flag Mayo Clinic — Rochester, USA

us-flag Cleveland Clinic — Cleveland, USA

us-flag Massachusetts General Hospital — Boston, USA

ca-flag Toronto General, University Health Network — Toronto, Canada

de-flag Charité — Berlin, Germany

us-flag The Johns Hopkins Hospital — Baltimore, USA

fr-flag AP-HP, Hôpital Universitaire Pitié Salpêtrière — Paris, France

se-flag Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset — Solna, Sweden

us-flag UCLA Health, Ronald Reagan Medical Center — Los Angeles, USA

il-flag Sheba Medical Center — Ramat Gan, Israel

There are also clinics of the UK, Spain, Finland, Norway, Australia, South Korea, Japan, and Brazil in the top 100.

In addition to the overall ranking, Newsweek and Statista have released the World’s Best Specialised Hospitals 2023 and the World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2023. US clinics were recognised as the best. The ranking compilers noted the clinics’ success in various fields of medicine and the application of modern methods, including artificial intelligence and robotics.

Highlights of the top hospitals in the world and the best countries for medical tourism

  1. US hospitals, such as the famed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, topped Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2022. The top 100 also includes clinics in Germany, Italy, France, and other countries.

  2. Americans consider the UAE, Spain, Canada, Singapore, Japan, the UK, and Israel popular medical tourism destinations.

  3. Taiwan leads the ranking of countries with the best healthcare systems. The top 10 includes Denmark, France and other countries where you can be treated with second citizenship or residency obtained by investment.

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