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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Nephrology

Nephrology is made up of 1,670 hospitals. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 183 inpatients 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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Abington Memorial Hospital

41.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,228 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Oak Lawn, IL

59.3 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,265 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

53.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

699 discharges

High=500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Chicago, IL

56.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Medium

50

321 discharges

Medium=300-​499

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Park Ridge, IL

50.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.4%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-​4

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

850 discharges

Highest=700 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Akron General Medical Center

Akron, OH

52.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

858 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Alegent Creighton Lakeside Hospital

Omaha, NE

37.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

284 discharges

Low=200-​299

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Alegent Creighton Mercy Hospital

Council Bluffs, IA

36.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Low

5

286 discharges

Low=200-​299

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#35

Allina Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

70.1 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

1,032 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

AnMed Health

Anderson, SC

51.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

989 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

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