This is the third year that Newsweek has partnered with Statista Inc, the respected global data research firm, to rank the world’s best hospitals – and for the third year in a row, Sheba Medical Center has been named on this prestigious list, among other renowned medical institutions, including Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Toronto General.
To understand why Sheba Medical Center has been ranked among the best healthcare institutions, Newsweek cited Sheba’s superior healthcare, as well as its medical innovation and cutting-edge research, in support of its decision. It should be noted that Sheba faced stiffer global competition, as the annual Newsweek/Statista ranking featured more countries and expanded from 1,000 hospitals in 2020 to 2,000 in 2021. Despite doubling the number of participating hospitals, Sheba still placed amongst the top 10 in 2021.
A total of 25 countries were surveyed, and the final hospital rankings are based on the results of patient surveys, recommendations from medical professionals, and key medical performance indicators. Tens of thousands of medical experts and researchers participated by sharing their endorsements for the hospitals that meet the highest standards for healthcare.
Prof. Yitshak Kreiss, Director General of Sheba Medical Center, released the following statement shortly after the announcement: “To be nominated and ranked amongst the world’s top 10 best hospitals for three consecutive years underscores Israel’s image as a small country with world-class medicine and what we call ‘Sheba Global Impact.’ This honor is also a testament to our dedicated staff, which has worked tirelessly to utilize cutting edge medical treatments, treating patients from all walks of life during these challenging times, offering hope without boundaries. We are also honored to be Israel’s #1 hospital as well.”