Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine have once again been named to U.S.News & World Report’s annual list of “Best Hospitals.” BJH/WUSM earned the No. 1 ranking for both the St. Louis area and the state of Missouri. For the 21st straight year, BJH has earned a place on the newsmagazine’s Honor Roll. Of the almost 5,000 hospitals evaluated, 18 were named to the 2013 Honor Roll. BJH ranked No. 15 overall with top-20 rankings in 12 of 16 specialties.