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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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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 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: √

Affinity Medical Center

Massillon, OH

26.5 / 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

Lowest

5

184 discharges

Lowest=0-​199

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Elk Grove Village, IL

57.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

631 discharges

High=500-​699

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Allegiance Health

Jackson, MI

41.0 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

701 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Allina Mercy Hospital

Coon Rapids, MN

55.8 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

High

75

699 discharges

High=500-​699

High

75

Score: 1.9

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Altoona Regional Hospital

Altoona, PA

40.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

903 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

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: √

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

48.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 3

Worse than expected=3-​4

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

484 discharges

Medium=300-​499

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Athens Regional Medical Center

Athens, GA

49.7 / 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

856 discharges

Highest=700 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

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