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Top-Ranked Hospitals for Pulmonology

Nearly 1,680 hospitals are listed in Pulmonology. All are experienced in treating difficult cases — a hospital is listed only if at least 968 inpatients in need of 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

43.2 / 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

Highest

100

4,701 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Oak Lawn, IL

58.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

6,514 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

Downers Grove, IL

53.7 / 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

3,524 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Chicago, IL

46.7 / 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

Low

5

1,385 discharges

Low=1,000-​1,499

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Park Ridge, IL

47.3 / 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

Highest

100

4,478 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#43

Akron General Medical Center

Akron, OH

61.4 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.1%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

5,182 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Alegent Creighton Lakeside Hospital

Omaha, NE

36.8 / 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

1,079 discharges

Low=1,000-​1,499

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

#30

Allina Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

63.6 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 0.9%

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

3,745 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

AnMed Health

Anderson, SC

53.8 / 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

Highest

100

5,186 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

53.2 / 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

2,106 discharges

High=2,000-​2,499

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

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