The U.S. News Best Hospitals Exclusive Rankings are in. This year they evaluated almost 5,000 hospitals to rank the best in 16 adult specialties from cancer to urology. Death rates, patient safety, and reputation with more than 9,000 specialists went into the 2010-11 rankings. One universal question that all families comment on is the quality of nursing care and here are those rankings, based on patient satisfaction surveys. If you are on a serious quest for more information on physicians, nursing homes and hospitals, check out HealthGrades, the independent healthcare ratings organization. Good luck and good health to you!