CT Hospitals Rank Among Nation’s Best

Becker’s Hospital Review has released its 2013 annual list of 100 Great Hospitals awarded to organizations which routinely display innovation in the areas of medical treatment, research, technology and delivery of care.

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Hartford, Middlesex Hospitals Among Nation’s Best

HealthGrades, a provider of consumer healthcare information, named America’s 100 best hospitals for 2012 in a report issued today.  The list included two Connecticut hospitals: Middlesex Hospital in Middletown and Hartford Hospital in Hartford.

Using 12 years of Medicare data, 150 million patient hospitalization records, and 26 different diagnoses and procedures, HealthGrades identified the country’s 50 best hospitals and, for the first time, the nation’s 100 best hospitals.

Key report findings include:

  • The hospitals are located in 88 cities in 25 states.
  • The majority are nonprofit (87%), 7% are for profit, and 6% are government owned.
  • The hospitals range from 100 beds to more than 500 with 45% having less than 350 beds and 55% having more than 350 beds.

These hospitals demonstrated superior and sustained clinical quality, ranking them in the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation.  Click here to view the complete list.