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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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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

53.1 / 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

8,745 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.4

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

Norton Healthcare

Louisville, KY

50.2 / 100

None

0.1

Score: 0.0%

Much better than expected

100

Score: 9

Much better than expected=9-​10

Limited

5

Score: 1

Limited=1 out of 3

Highest

100

8,428 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: x

Christiana Care Hospital

57.4 / 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

8,328 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.1

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: √

Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY

51.4 / 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

Highest

100

8,204 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.5

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

#40

Spectrum Health

62.1 / 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

8,141 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.7

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

48.9 / 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

Highest

100

7,953 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: √

#41

Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center

Milwaukee, WI

61.9 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.3%

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

7,894 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

High

75

Score: 1.8

High=1.7-​1.9

Score: √

Methodist Hospitals of Memphis

Memphis, TN

49.3 / 100

Modest

25

Score: 1.9%

Modest=0.1%-​2.9%

As expected

50

Score: 5

As expected=5-​6

Moderate

50

Score: 2

Moderate=2 out of 3

Highest

100

7,841 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.6

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

Mission Hospital

Asheville, NC

51.3 / 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

Highest

100

7,666 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Highest

100

Score: 2.0

Highest=2.0 or above

Score: x

Buffalo General Medical Center

Buffalo, NY

36.5 / 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

7,482 discharges

Highest=2,500 or above

Average

50

Score: 1.3

Average=1.3-​1.6

Score: x

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