Newsweek World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2021

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  • The World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2021 ranking awards the leading 250 hospitals in the field of smart technologies.
  • The ranking process is based on three main steps


1. In depth interviews with Smart Hospital experts to identify relevant categories and generate questions for the international online survey

2. International online survey: hospital managers and health care professionals with knowledge about smart hospitals were asked to recommend leading Smart Hospitals across the globe

3. Desk research for every nominated hospital as validation for this hospital’s achievements


  • Survey participants were asked for recommendations in five sub categories. Participants also had the opportunity to name an additional category which they consider relevant in the context of Smart hospitals. The five categories were: Digital Surgery, Digital Imaging, Artificial Intelligence, Telehealth and Electronic Medical Records. 
  • Participants were also asked to assess confidence in their assessment of Smart Hospitals, which was used to determine individual weights for the recommendations. 
  • During the survey period from February to March 2021, over 13,000 votes were collected in the survey. In addition to the quantitative information, it was also possible to provide qualitative context for the selection via a text field.
  • A score was calculated for each hospital based on the number of recommendations in each sub category. International recommendations were weighted higher than national recommendations (60:40), reinforcing the international focus of this ranking.
  • The preliminary results were reviewed by a board of experts consisting of renowned medical professionals with knowledge about Smart Hospitals


For the extended version of the methodology please click here.



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