According to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings, three of the top ranked hospitals in the nation right here in Colorado.

Loveland's Medical Center for the Rockies ranked seventh among Colorado establishments. Fort Collins' Poudre Valley Hospital was 11th.

The Anschutz Medical Campus UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital of Denver ranked first in the state and was named the best hospital in the nation for respiratory care.

“It’s an honor to witness how nurses, staff and doctors provide exceptional care for our patients and their family members each and every day,” said University of Colorado Hospital President and CEO Chris Gessner in a press release.

“The U.S. News honors reflect our commitment to quality and our dedication to helping our patients live extraordinary lives.

The Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota was ranked as the nation's best hospital.

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