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The 250 'Best Hospitals,' according to Healthgrades

*Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the location of Kaweah Delta Medical Center.

Healthgrades on Tuesday named this year's recipients of its annual America's Best Hospitals Awards, which recognizes the 250 top hospitals in the country.

Just updated: See how Healthgrades selects its winners

The 2020 America's Best Hospitals list encompasses three awards:

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals, which represent the top 5% of hospitals in the United States;
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals, which represent the top 2% of hospitals in the United States; and
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals, which represent the top 1% of hospitals in the United States.

To identify award winners, Healthgrades reviewed the performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide. The analysis looked at performance on 32 procedures and conditions, such as heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sepsis, and stroke.

According to Healthgrades, patients treated at a hospital identified as one of America's Best Hospitals have a 26.6% lower risk of dying on average than patients treated at other hospitals.

Congratulations Advisory Board members

Advisory Board congratulates the 229 member hospitals named one of America's 250 Best Hospitals. One star denotes a hospital among the 50 Best, and two stars denote a hospital among the 100 Best:

  • Adena Regional Medical Center (Chillicothe, Ohio);
  • AdventHealth Orlando (Orlando, Florida);
  • *Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Illinois);
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago);
  • **Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, Illinois);
  • *Alexian Brothers Medical Center (Elk Grove Village, Illinois);
  • **Allina Health - Mercy Hospital (Coon Rapids, Minnesota);
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp (Berkeley, California);
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit (Oakland, California);
  • Ascension Borgess Hospital (Kalamazoo, Michigan);
  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee (Milwaukee);
  • Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis (Wichita, Kansas);
  • **Atrium Medical Center (Middletown, Ohio);
  • Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix (Phoenix);
  • Banner Baywood Medical Center (Mesa, Arizona);
  • Banner Boswell Medical Center (Sun City, Arizona);
  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center (Glendale, Arizona);
  • *Beaumont Hospital - Troy Campus (Troy, Michigan);
  • **Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Royal Oak, Michigan);
  • *Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati);
  • Blanchard Valley Hospital (Findlay, Ohio);
  • *Bon Secours St. Francis Health System - St. Francis Downtown (Greenville, South Carolina);
  • Boone Hospital Center (Columbia, Missouri);
  • Cabell Huntington Hospital (Huntington, West Virginia);
  • Cape Coral Hospital (Cape Coral, Florida);
  • *Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Illinois);
  • *Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles);
  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital (Lynchburg, Virginia);
  • Chambersburg Hospital (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania);
  • *Chester County Hospital (West Chester, Pennsylvania);
  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (Cheyenne, Wyoming);
  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy (Omaha, Nebraska);
  • CHI Health Good Samaritan (Kearney, Nebraska);
  • CHI Health Lakeside (Omaha, Nebraska);
  • CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center (Bismarck, North Dakota);
  • CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (Houston);
  • CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital (Bryan, Texas);
  • *Christ Hospital (Cincinnati);
  • CJW Medical Center - Chippenham (Richmond, Virginia);
  • Deaconess Hospital (Evansville, Indiana);
  • *Delray Medical Center (Delray Beach, Florida);
  • Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center (Gilbert, Arizona);
  • **Duke Regional Hospital (Durham, North Carolina);
  • *Eden Medical Center (Castro Valley, California);
  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital (Atlanta);
  • **Emory University Hospital Midtown (Atlanta);
  • **Emory University Hospital (Atlanta);
  • Evanston Hospital (Evanston, Illinois);
  • **EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland (Kirkland, Washington);
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital (Burnsville, Minnesota);
  • **Frederick Memorial Hospital (Frederick, Maryland);
  • Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin);
  • **Froedtert Health - Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee);
  • Genesis Medical Center - Davenport (Davenport, Iowa);
  • *Good Samaritan Medical Center (Lafayette, Colorado);
  • Great River Medical Center (West Burlington, Iowa);
  • Gulf Coast Medical Center (Fort Myers, Florida);
  • Hendrick Medical Center (Abilene, Texas);
  • Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond, Virginia);
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital (Clinton Township, Michigan);
  • *Hoag Hospital Newport Beach (Newport Beach, California);
  • Holy Cross Hospital (Silver Spring, Maryland);
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia);
  • *Houston Methodist Hospital (Houston);
  • Howard County General Hospital (Columbia, Maryland);
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital (Alexandria, Virginia);
  • **Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Virginia);
  • Inova Loudoun Hospital (Leesburg, Virginia);
  • Jefferson Torresdale Hospital (Philadelphia);
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (Baltimore);
  • *Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center (Baldwin Park, California);
  • ** Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center (Oakland, California);
  • Kaiser Permanente Orange County - Anaheim Medical Center (Anaheim, California);
  • **Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center (Redwood City, California);
  • Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center (Sacramento, California);
  • * Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center (San Jose, California);
  • Kaiser Permanente San Leandro Medical Center (San Leandro, California);
  • ** Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center (San Rafael, California);
  • ** Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center (Santa Clara, California);
  • * Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center (Woodland Hills, California);
  • ** Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center (Clackamas, Oregon);
  • Kaweah Delta Medical Center (Visalia, California);
  • Kendall Regional Medical Center (Miami);
  • Kent Hospital (Warwick, Rhode Island);
  • *Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (Burlington, Massachusetts);
  • *Lancaster General Hospital (Lancaster, Pennsylvania);
  • *Lankenau Medical Center (Wynnewood, Pennsylvania);
  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford (Medford, Massachusetts);
  • Lee Memorial Hospital (Fort Myers, Florida);
  • *Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center (Vancouver, Washington);
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest (Allentown, Pennsylvania);
  • **Lenox Hill Hospital (New York);
  • *Lutheran Medical Center (Wheat Ridge, Colorado);
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston);
  • Mayo Clinic Health System In Eau Claire (Eau Claire, Wisconsin);
  • Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota);
  • *Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus (Rochester, Minnesota);
  • *Mayo Clinic Hospital (Phoenix);
  • **Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville, Florida);
  • McLaren - Northern Michigan (Petoskey, Michigan);
  • *MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center (Baltimore);
  • **Memorial Medical Center (Modesto, California);
  • *Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital (Fairfield, Ohio);
  • **Mercy Health - West Hospital (Cincinnati);
  • **Mercy Hospital St. Louis (St. Louis);
  • Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore);
  • Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center (Toledo);
  • Methodist Hospital of Southern California (Arcadia, California);
  • **Miami Valley Hospital (Dayton, Ohio);
  • **Middlesex Hospital (Middletown,Connecticut);
  • *Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (Burlingame, California);
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Hershey, Pennsylvania);
  • **Miriam Hospital (Providence, Rhode Island);
  • *Mission Hospital - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina);
  • Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, California);
  • *Morristown Medical Center (Morristown, New Jersey);
  • Mount Carmel St. Anns (Westerville, Ohio);
  • Mount Sinai St. Luke's (New York);
  • MUSC Medical Center (Charleston, South Carolina);
  • NCH Downtown Naples Hospital (Naples, Florida);
  • *Newton - Wellesley Hospital (Newton, Massachusetts);
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens (Flushing, New York);
  • Northwest Community Hospital (Arlington Heights, Illinois);
  • Norwalk Hospital (Norwalk, Connecticut);
  • Novant Health Matthews Medical Center (Matthews, North Carolina);
  • **NYU Winthrop Hospital (Mineola, New York);
  • Orange Regional Medical Center (Middletown, New York);
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido (Escondido, California);
  • Pardee Hospital (Hendersonville, North Carolina);
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center (Fort Wayne, Indiana);
  • Peninsula Regional Medical Center (Salisbury, Maryland);
  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services (Colorado Springs, Colorado);
  • *Piedmont Fayette Hospital (Fayetteville, Georgia);
  • Piedmont Hospital (Atlanta);
  • Piedmont Newnan Hospital (Newnan, Georgia);
  • **Porter Adventist Hospital (Denver);
  • *Poudre Valley Hospital (Fort Collins, Colorado);
  • **Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque, New Mexico);
  • *Providence Holy Cross Medical Center (Mission Hills, California);
  • Providence Medford Medical Center (Medford, Oregon);
  • **Providence Portland Medical Center (Portland, Oregon);
  • **Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center (Burbank, California);
  • **Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (Portland, Oregon);
  • *Providence Tarzana Medical Center (Tarzana, California);
  • *Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus (Southfield, Michigan);
  • Queen of the Valley Medical Center (Napa, California);
  • *Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minnesota);
  • Rhode Island Hospital (Providence, Rhode Island);
  • Riddle Memorial Hospital (Media, Pennsylvania);
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital (Columbus, Ohio);
  • *Rochester General Hospital (Rochester, New York);
  • **Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles);
  • Rose Medical Center (Denver);
  • Saint Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital (Youngstown, Ohio);
  • Saint Joseph Hospital (Denver)
  • Saint Joseph Hospital (Lexington, Kentucky);
  • St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, California);
  • St. Luke's Hospital - Anderson (Easton, Pennsylvania);
  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City (Kansas City, Missouri);
  • St. Peter's Hospital (Albany, New York);
  • St. Rita's Medical Center (Lima, Ohio);
  • *Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla, California);
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas (Encinitas, California);
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (La Jolla, California);
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego (San Diego);
  • Sentara Careplex Hospital (Hampton, Virginia);
  • **Sentara Leigh Hospital (Norfolk, Virginia);
  • Sentara Obici Hospital (Suffolk, Virginia);
  • Sentara Princess Anne Hospital (Virginia Beach, Virginia);
  • Sentara RMH Medical Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia);
  • Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree, Colorado);
  • Sparrow Hospital (Lansing, Michigan);
  • *Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Michigan);
  • SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis (St. Louis);
  • St. Anthony North Hospital (Westminster, Colorado);
  • **St. Cloud Hospital (St. Cloud, Minnesota);
  • St. John's Regional Medical Center (Oxnard, California);
  • **St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (Ypsilanti, Michigan);
  • **St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center (Phoenix);
  • St. Jude Medical Center (Fullerton, California);
  • *St. Luke's Boise Medical Center (Boise, Idaho);
  • St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital (Newburgh, New York);
  • **St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania);
  • *St. Luke's Hospital (Cedar Rapids, Iowa);
  • St. Mary Mercy Hospital (Livonia, Michigan);
  • **Stanford Hospital and Clinics (Stanford, California);
  • **Stony Brook University Hospital (Stony Brook, New York);
  • **Stormont - Vail Healthcare (Topeka, Kansas);
  • Straub Clinic And Hospital (Honolulu);
  • Suburban Hospital (Bethesda, Maryland);
  • Summa Health System - Akron Campus (Akron, Ohio);
  • *Sutter Roseville Medical Center (Roseville, California);
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital (Chicago);
  • Swedish Medical Center - Edmonds Campus (Edmonds, Washington);
  • **Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus (Seattle);
  • Swedish Medical Center (Englewood, Colorado);
  • The Jewish Hospital (Cincinnati);
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore);
  • The Medical Center of Aurora (Aurora, Colorado);
  • The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (Greensboro, North Carolina);
  • UAB Hospital (Birmingham, Alabama);
  • UC Davis Medical Center (Sacramento, California);
  • **UCLA Medical Center (Santa Monica, California);
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest (San Diego);
  • UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus (San Francisco);
  • UF Health Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida);
  • UF Health Shands Hospital (Gainesville, Florida);
  • Unity Hospital (Rochester, New York);
  • UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital (Waterloo, Iowa);
  • UnityPoint Health - Trinity Regional Medical Center (Fort Dodge, Iowa);
  • UnityPoint Health Meriter (Madison, Wisconsin);
  • University Hospital - University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan);
  • **University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (Cleveland);
  • University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center (Elyria, Ohio);
  • **University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion (Aurora, Colorado);
  • *University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, Kansas);
  • **University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (Towson, Maryland);
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center (Knoxville, Tennessee);
  • University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington, Vermont);
  • UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania);
  • Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, New Jersey);
  • **Valley Medical Center (Renton, Washington);
  • *Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Poughkeepsie, New York);
  • **Vidant Medical Center (Greenville, North Carolina);
  • Wellstar Cobb Hospital (Austell, Georgia);
  • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Georgia);
  • West Chester Hospital (West Chester, Ohio);
  • William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (Dallas); and
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, Connecticut) (Healthgrades release, 2/11; Healthgrades, "America's Best Hospitals," 2/11).






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