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With a number six ranking, Karolinska University Hospital reaches its highest result yet in Newsweek Magazine’s ranking ”World´s Best Hospitals 2023”. Karolinska is ranked highest of all European hospitals.

The magazine Newsweek has, for the third year, presented its global ranking of hospitals that are best at using advanced technology in healthcare. Karolinska University Hospital ranks in tenth place.

Once again, Karolinska University hospital delivered a world-class result. During last year, the hospital got rid of 82 of 88 waiting lists and outpatient numbers increased by 10 percent. 94 percent of patients rated their hospital visit as ’Good’ or ’Very good’.

News from Karolinska

The World Hospital Congress is a unique global forum that brings together IHF members and leaders from hospitals, healthcare services, and healthcare organizations. The gathering enables networking for healthcare leaders, and the themes chosen for each con...
Ugandan doctors are visiting Karolinska University Hospital this September as part of a collaboration between pediatric healthcare in Uganda and Region Stockholm.
Anna Wedell, senior consultant at Karolinska, has been awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) Gold Medal 2023 for her efforts in precision medicine.
When Newsweek evaluates medical areas at a large number of hospitals worldwide, Karolinska University Hospital rises in seven out of ten categories. Cardiology is the department at Karolinska that achieves the highest global ranking (18), while neurosurger...
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Coming events at Karolinska

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Welcome to Nordic Light on ECLS 2024, an ECMO conference in the north of Sweden. The conference will be held in the beautiful winter landscape of Åre, Sweden, in March, 2024. Here you will enjoy ECMO lectures, seminars and alpine nature at its best.
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Health Professions Education
The Swedish Liver Week is an annual, interdisciplinary, 3-day liver conference with a focus on clinical hepatology and a touch of basic science. The conference integrates multiple disciplines, basic science, and nursing around various aspects of liver disease.
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We are delighted to welcome you to the 6th Karolinska Live! This year we have an exciting program focused on “early cancer in upper GI, including ERCP & EUS”.
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Welcome to the Olof Norlander Memorial Day Symposium 2023 on Frontiers in Perioperative and Intensive Care: Personalized Medicine Approaches. This year's speaker is Professor Paul Myles, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
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