World's Best Hospital 2020

Hospital Beds
1UMC Utrecht93.4% Utrecht 1,042
2Academisch Medisch Centrum92.4% Amsterdam 1,002
3Radboud Universitair Medisch Centrum89.2% Nijmegen 953
4Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum88.9% Leiden 882
5Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen88.5% Groningen 1,339
6Erasmus Medisch Centrum88.4% Rotterdam 1,350
7VU Medisch Centrum85.2% Amsterdam 713
8Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht84.2% Maastricht 715
9Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis79.6% 's-Hertogenbosch 715
10Catharina Ziekenhuis77.5% Eindhoven 696
11Isala Klinieken77.5% Zwolle 994
12Nij Smellinghe77.4% Drachten 339
13Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis76.0% Beverwijk 260
14St. Jans Gasthuis75.9% Weert 234
15Antonius Ziekenhuis75.9% Sneek 304
16Albert Schweitzer Ziekenhuis75.7% Dordrecht 675
17Deventer Ziekenhuis75.7% Deventer 405
18Slingeland Ziekenhuis75.3% Doetinchem 348
19St Jansdal Ziekenhuis75.1% Harderwijk 341
20Diakonessenhuis Utrecht75.1% Utrecht 536
21Ziekenhuis Tjongerschans74.8% Heerenveen 221
22Ruwaard van Putten Ziekenhuis74.1% Spijkenisse 288
23Streekziekenhuis Koningin Beatrix72.9% Winterswijk 214
24St. Anna Ziekenhuis72.8% Geldrop 300
25Rijnstate72.5% Arnhem 955
26BovenIJ Ziekenhuis72.5% Amsterdam 313
27Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis72.4% Assen 284
28Laurentius Ziekenhuis72.3% Roermond 342
29LangeLand Ziekenhuis72.3% Zoetermeer 245
30Ziekenhuis Rivierenland71.8% Tiel 265

Licensing Information:

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Global Board of Medical Experts:

The global board of medical experts was founded by Statista to support the World's Best Hospital Project. The board is an independent body that is tasked with the continuous development of the quality and scope of the project. Current members of the board of experts are listed here.


The World's Best Hospitals 2020 ranking lists the best hospitals in 20 countries (and one city-state): United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia and Brazil.

The rankings are based on recommendations from medical professionals, results from patient surveys and key medical performance indicators.

Statista, in collaboration with trusted insurance provider GeoBlue, invited tens of thousands of medical professionals in the selected countries to an online survey from September to November 2019. The survey was also promoted on

The number of awards per country varied based on the number of hospitals and data availability. The U.S. had the most hospitals awarded, with 300, and U.S. hospitals are also recognized with a best in state award.

Scores are comparable only between hospitals in the same country. The study includes a Global Top 100 list.

Specialized hospitals, like heart or cancer hospitals, are displayed in a separate list, sorted alphabetically.

Download the full methodology here.

Download the methodology overview here.


1 - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center: These hospitals reported discrepancies in the medical KPI data that was used to determine scores. No medical KPI was used to determine the score for this hospital. The score relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.

2 - kbo-Isar-Amper-Klinikum - München-Nord, Polyclinique du Parc Rambot - Provencale, Hôpital Bellevue, Clinique des Cèdres, Hôpital Emile Muller, Istituto Clinico Scientifico Maugeri - Veruno, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle, Ospedale Santa Croce di Fano, Ospedale San Luigi Gonzaga, Presidio di Conegliano, Ospedale Sant'Antonio di Padova, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria, Ospedale Sant'Eugenio: No patient satisfaction data was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on results from medical KPIs and recommendations from medical experts.

3 - Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France, University Hospital Of Wales, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Brighton General Hospital, Withington Community Hospital, South West Acute Hospital, The Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Hospital das Clinicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo: No medical KPI was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.