These Best Hospitals Are Best at Satisfying Patients

Posted on October 26th, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein

Of 154 centers that U.S. News ranked in America’s Best Hospitals, patients surveyed liked these most.

 

Among elite centers in the U.S. News "America's Best Hospitals" rankings that reported patient satisfaction survey results for the year ended December 2008, the 10 percent below were rated best overall. They had the highest percentages of patients who gave them a 9 or 10 (10=highest, 0=lowest).

 

Hospital

% of Patients Who
Rated Hospital 9 or 10
Out of 10 Overall

Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix

85%

New England Baptist Hospital, Boston

85%

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla.

79%

St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, Calif.

79%

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

78%

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston

77%

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

77%

Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Ill.

76%

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H.

76%

John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, Calif.

76%

Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colo.

76%

Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston

76%

Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

75%

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

75%

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

75%

University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City

75%

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville

75%

Average for all reporting hospitals

64%

 

US News & World Report by Avery Comarow, 10/20/09

Tags: best hospital rankings, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Uncategorized

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