HealthGrades America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals for 2012 were identified in a recently released report by HealthGrades. These hospitals demonstrated superior and sustained clinical quality, ranking them in the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation. Collectively, during 2008 through 2010, HealthGrades America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals had nearly a 30% lower risk-adjusted mortality across 17 procedures and diagnoses. Using 12 years of Medicare data, 150 million patient hospitalization records, and 26 different diagnoses and procedures, HealthGrades has identified America’s 50 Best Hospitals and, for the first time, the nation’s 100 Best Hospitals.
HealthGrades Study Finds Best Hospitals Have Nearly a 30% Lower Mortality Rate
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