Methodology
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Methodology

Health Grades LogoHealthgrades was founded in 1998 as a way to objectively evaluate the quality of America's hospitals and to recognize the highest performing in the country.  Healthgrades is the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals. 

Patients have more and more choices for healthcare these days and Healthgrades makes it easy to understand, compare and evaluate hospital performance.  Unlike other hospital quality analyses, Healthgrades evaluates hospitals solely on clinical outcomes—risk-adjusted mortality and in-hospital complications.  

See the reports below for more information on the methodology behind the ratings given by Healthgrades.

2013 - 2014 Specialty Excellence Award and America's 100 Best Hospitals for Specialty Care

2014 Healthgrades Mortality and Complications Outcomes Methodology

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