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Hospital and doctor recognized by U.S. News and World Report

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U.S. News and World Report recently ranked Columbus Regional Hospital among the best hospitals in the nation and CRH Pulmonologist Dr. David Wilson was named one of the top physicians in the country.
 
CRH is ranked 13th in Indiana (out of 167 Hoosier hospitals) and is also recognized as one of America’s high-performing hospitals in Neurology & Neurosurgery.
 
The 23rd annual edition of U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals rankings showcases more than 720 of the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals.
 
The hospital rankings, said U.S. News Health Rankings Editor Avery Comarow, are like a GPS-type aid to help steer patients to hospitals with strong skills in the procedures and medical conditions that present the biggest challenges. “All of these hospitals are the kinds of medical centers that should be on your list when you need the best care,” said Comarow. “They are where other hospitals send the toughest cases.”
 
The rankings were published by U.S. News in collaboration with RTI International, a research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. The complete rankings and methodology are available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.
 
Top Doctor
U.S. News and World Report recognized Dr. David Wilson, MD, FCCP, as one of the nation’s top doctors. Top Doctors selections are based on nominations submitted by other doctors and reviewed by its physician-led research team. To-date, the list includes 31,000 excellent doctors out of the nation’s 800,000.
 
Dr. Wilson is the lead pulmonologist at the Columbus Regional Hospital Lung Institute. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and completed a fellowship in pulmonary critical care medicine at Methodist Hospital. He is board certified in pulmonary medicine, critical care and internal medicine. Dr. Wilson’s specialties include lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and thromboembolic disorders.
 
A complete list of Top Doctors and methodology are available at http://health.usnews.com/top-doctors


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