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Duke, UNC Make Grade in Hospital Rankings

Posted July 13, 2007 7:50 p.m. EDT

— Duke University Medical Center ranked seventh in a national survey of hospital quality.

RTI International evaluated more than 5,200 hospitals across the country for U.S. News and World Report magazine's annual rankings.

Six specialties at UNC Hospitals ranked in the top 50 programs of their kind, according to the study. The specialties are gynecology; ear, nose and throat; respiratory disorders; cancer; urology; and kidney disease.