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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Geriatrics

More than 1,550 hospitals are listed in Geriatrics. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 2,463 inpatients at least age 75 who needed a high level of expertise in this specialty were treated there in 2009, 2010 and 2011 or if enough specialists recommended the hospital for such patients. The top 50 hospitals are ranked, based on score. The rest are listed alphabetically.

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Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

58.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

12,962 discharges

Highest=8,000 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#32

Allina Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

64.1 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

16,761 discharges

Highest=8,000 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Banner Estrella Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

50.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

3,787 discharges

Low=3,000-​3,999

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Banner Heart Hospital

40.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

4,051 discharges

Medium=4,000-​4,999

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#7

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

84.1 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 14.8%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

19,019 discharges

Highest=8,000 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, FL

50.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

4,672 discharges

Medium=4,000-​4,999

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Grandview Medical Center

Dayton, OH

48.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

5,783 discharges

High=5,000-​7,999

Low

5

Score: 1.2

Low=1.0-​1.2

Score: x

Harper University Hospital

Detroit, MI

55.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

5,774 discharges

High=5,000-​7,999

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#5

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY

88.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

4,328 discharges

Medium=4,000-​4,999

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#27

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

65.8 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.5%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 10

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

17,238 discharges

Highest=8,000 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

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