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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Ear, Nose & Throat

You can find information here about 709 hospitals in Ear, Nose & Throat. All treat significant numbers of difficult patients – a hospital is listed only if it treated at least 25 such inpatients in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 50 top-scoring hospitals are ranked. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

60.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.3%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected: 5 or 6

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

High

75

69 discharges

High: 50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center

57.9 / 100

None

0.1

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

High

75

63 discharges

High: 50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

Loma Linda University Medical Center

64.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Highest

100

229 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

#16

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

79.2 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 11.0%

Significant: 3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

403 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.8

Highest: 2.0 or above

Nebraska Medical Center

69.1 / 100

None

0.1

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected: 7 or 8

Moderate

50

Score: 3

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

136 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest: 2.0 or above

#37

Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics

72.8 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 4

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Medium

50

48 discharges

Medium: 20-​49

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest: 2.0 or above

#33

University of California, Irvine Medical Center

73.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.8%

Modest: 0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate: 2, 3 or 4 out of 5

Highest

100

102 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.7

Highest: 2.0 or above

#3

Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-​Penn Presbyterian

96.7 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 19.3%

Strong: 15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected: 7 or 8

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

Highest

100

372 discharges

Highest: 100 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

IU Health North Hospital

64.8 / 100

None

0.1

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected: 9 or 10

High

100

Score: 5

High: 5 out of 5

High

75

86 discharges

High: 50-​99

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

Memorial Medical Center

34.3 / 100

None

0.1

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected: 1 or 2

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited: 1 out of 5

Medium

50

40 discharges

Medium: 20-​49

Highest

100

Score: 2.6

Highest: 2.0 or above

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