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98 comprehensive stroke center, accredited by both e Joint Commission and the American Heart Association. e Magnet-recognized hospital also earned an A grade last fall from Leapfrog for safety and ranks No. 2 in the state, according to the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report rankings. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). MD An- derson Cancer Center was founded as part of the University of Texas Sys- tem in 1941, in the midst of World War II. Its creation was funded by the charitable foundation of a Tennessee banker Monroe Dunaway Anderson. MD Anderson Cancer Center today remains dedicated to its mission of cancer research. In 2012, it launched the Cancer Moon Shots Program, inspired by the mission to put a man on the moon, to focus on preventing, detecting and treating cancer. In its 2016-17 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital No. 1 in cancer care in the nation. University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (Salt Lake City). Universi- ty of Utah Hospitals and Clinics is the No. 1 hospital in the state, ac- cording to U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 rankings. However, its reach extends far beyond the state of Utah. As the Mountain West's only academic healthcare system, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics serves patients in the five surrounding states as well. It includes four hospitals: the main University of Utah Hospital, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the University Orthopaedic Center and the University Neuro- psychiatric Institute, as well as several clinics and specialty centers. It is also home to a top 50 medical school, according to the 2016-7 U.S. News & World Report rankings. University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle). UW Medical Cen- ter was one of the smallest teaching hospitals in the country when it opened in 1959. It was the first hospital in the nation to earn Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing and has earned the award every four years since. U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital the No. 1 in Washington for 2016-17 and UW Medical Center earned a five-star rating from CMS and an A grade from Leapfrog for safety in 2016. e medical center specializes in cancer care, cardiology, orthopedics, organ transplantation, otolaryngology, diagnostic imaging and neonatal inten- sive care. It also is affiliated with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children's. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside (Pittsburgh). is 520-bed tertiary care hospital ranks No. 2 in the state and No. 12 in the country accord- ing to U.S. News & World Report's rankings for 2016-17. With a focus on interventional cardiology, angioplasties and catheter innovation, the hospital excels specifically in cardiology and is home to the city's first coronary care unit. UPMC Presbyterian currently has nearly 1,000 phy- sicians on staff. Many former staffers have gone on to considerable ac- claim, including Jonas Salk, MD, who created the polio vaccine; omas Starzl, MD, PhD, a transplant pioneer; and Peter Safar, MD, a pioneer of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. UW Health-University Hospital (Madison, Wis.). e flagship of the UW Health System, University Hospital is a 505-bed regional referral center. It houses a Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, a burn cen- ter, a cancer center and one of the first certified comprehensive stroke centers. Its transplant center is one of the largest in the nation and grow- ing. Last year, it broke its own record by 16 percent, performing 529 transplants — the fourth most of any transplant center in the country. e hospital was ranked No. 1 in the state of Wisconsin for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report and earned an A grade from Leapfrog for safety in fall 2016. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville). VUMC includes an 850-bed hospital and psychiatric hospital, in addition to a 267-bed chil- dren's hospital. Its 10-million-square-foot campus includes a compre- hensive cancer center, Level I trauma center, Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated regional burn center and the only comprehensive solid organ transplant center in Tennessee. e academic medical center currently has more than 1,160 residents in training and is committed to research and innovation. In 2016, it received its largest ever grant of $71.6 million to support a precision medicine study of how genes, envi- ronment and lifestyle can affect patient health. U.S News & World Report ranked VUMC No. 1 in Tennessee for 2016-17. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a 1,004-bed integrated system that in- cludes the Davie Medical Center locations in Bermuda Run and Mocks- ville, N.C., and the nonprofit Lexington (N.C.) Medical Center. e medical center received a No. 1 ranking for 2016-17 from Consumer's Choice National Research Corp., and U.S. News & World Report ranked it among the top three hospitals in North Carolina for 2016-17. Wake Forest also focuses on innovation with three key centers: the Center for Technology Innovation & Commercialization, Center for Industry Re- search Collaboration and Center for Applied Learning. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital. Yale New Haven Hospital dates back to 1826, when it was founded as the General Hospital Society of Connecticut. e hospital opened its doors in 1833 as the 13-bed State Hospital and has been formally affiliated with Yale School of Medicine since 1917. e tertiary medical center — which includes a cancer hos- pital, children's hospital and psychiatric hospital — currently operates as the primary teaching hospital for the medical school and has more than 600 resident physicians, in addition to its 4,500 university and commu- nity physicians and advanced practitioners. U.S. News & World Report ranked Yale New Haven Hospital No. 1 in Connecticut for 2016-17. n 3 RD ANNUAL HEALTH IT + REVENUE CYCLE CONFERENCE September 21-23, 2017 | Hyatt Regency | Chicago, Illinois 150 Speakers from Hospitals and Health Systems – 255 Speakers Total THE BRIGHTEST CIOS, HEALTH IT AND REVENUE CYCLE EXPERTS IN HEALTHCARE REGISTER HERE OR 800.417.2035. KEYNOTES BY George W. 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