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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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Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center

Sacramento, CA

33.7 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 2

Much worse than expected=1-​2

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

6,354 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 4.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#50

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, AZ

60.5 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.3%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

2,813 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.6

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Mercy Medical Center Redding

Redding, CA

44.6 / 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

Highest

100

2,828 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Prescott, AZ

35.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Better than expected

75

Score: 7

Better than expected=7-​8

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Medium

50

1,900 discharges

Medium=1,500-​1,999

Highest

100

Score: 3.4

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center

Fresno, CA

35.9 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much worse than expected

0.1

Score: 2

Much worse than expected=1-​2

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Medium

50

1,942 discharges

Medium=1,500-​1,999

Highest

100

Score: 3.2

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#1

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

100.0 / 100

Strong

75

Score: 44.6%

Strong=15.0%-​49.9%

Better than expected

75

Score: 8

Better than expected=7-​8

High

100

Score: 3

High=3 out of 3

Highest

100

6,778 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend

Springfield, OR

45.6 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

As expected

50

Score: 6

As expected=5-​6

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

4,299 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

#19

Yale-​New Haven Hospital

67.0 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.5%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

5,304 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 3.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Morristown Medical Center

Morristown, NJ

59.3 / 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

Highest

100

4,824 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Overlook Medical Center

45.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 2.0%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

Worse than expected

5

Score: 4

Worse than expected=3-​4

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

3,694 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.9

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

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