NEW ORLEANS -- For the 12th time, Ochsner's Medical Center is being named one of the best hospitals in America.
According to U.S. News & World Report, it's among 50 American hospitals to be nationally ranked in 11 specialties.
Rankings are based on patient survival rates, safety data, nurse staffing, patient services and available technology.
The study also ranked Oschner the number one hospital in Louisiana and in the New Orleans metro area.
The first time Ochsner was recognized in the study was in 1996.