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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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Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center

Sacramento, CA

24.7 / 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

Highest

100

854 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 4.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#21

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ

73.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.3%

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

1,067 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.6

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Mercy Medical Center Redding

Redding, CA

44.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

High

75

512 discharges

High=500-​699

Highest

100

Score: 3.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Prescott, AZ

25.4 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

333 discharges

Medium=300-​499

Highest

100

Score: 3.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Medical Center of the Rockies

Loveland, CO

50.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Lowest

5

188 discharges

Lowest=0-​199

Highest

100

Score: 3.3

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

Fresno, CA

29.5 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 1

Much worse than expected=1-​2

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Low

5

296 discharges

Low=200-​299

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 29.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,208 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend

Springfield, OR

43.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

896 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#27

Yale-​New Haven Hospital

71.7 / 100

Significant

50

Score: 5.4%

Significant=3.0%-​14.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

1,695 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Morristown Medical Center

Morristown, NJ

55.7 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.6%

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

778 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

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