Becker's Hospital Review Names 100 Great Hospitals

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Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to recognize 100 great hospitals from across the nation. Each of these hospitals has contributed to the history of American healthcare, made noteworthy accomplishments in 2011 and will continue to make strides this year. The list includes a variety of organizations that serve as anchors of wellness in their local communities, from well-known academic medical centers to smaller community hospitals that have demonstrated excellence.

Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to recognize 100 great hospitals from across the nation. Each of these hospitals has contributed to the history of American healthcare, made noteworthy accomplishments in 2011 and will continue to make strides this year. The list includes a variety of organizations that serve as anchors of wellness in their local communities, from well-known academic medical centers to smaller community hospitals that have demonstrated excellence.

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team accepted nominations, conducted research and considered other recognized industry sources to develop this list. Sources include U.S. News & World Report, Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals, HealthGrades, Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients.
The 100 Great Hospitals of 2012

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Downers Grove, Ill.).
Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center.
Animas Surgical Hospital (Durango, Colo.).
Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Milwaukee).
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix).
Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis).
Baystate Medical Center (Springfield, Mass.).
Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.).
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston).
Boone Hospital Center (Columbia, Mo.).
Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston).
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.).
Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Ill.).
Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, N.C.).
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles).
Central DuPage Hospital (Winfield, Ill.).
The Christ Hospital (Cincinnati).
Christiana Hospital (Newark, Del.).
Cleveland Clinic.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.).
Downtown Naples (Fla.) Hospital Campus.
Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.).
Edward Hospital (Naperville, Ill.).
Emory University Hospital (Atlanta).
Evanston (Ill.) Hospital.
Forsyth Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.).
Geisinger Medical Center (Danville, Pa.).
Gundersen Lutheran (La Crosse, Wis.).
Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center.
Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond, Va.).
Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit).
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (Newport Beach, Calif.).
Hospital for Special Surgery (New York).
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia).
Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis).
Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Va.).
Intermountain Medical Center (Murray, Utah).
Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, N.J.).
Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore).
Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, Ill.).
Martin Memorial Hospital (Stuart, Fla.).
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston).
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.).
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston).
Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
The Methodist Hospital (Houston).
Montefiore Medical Center (New York City).
Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City).
Morton Plant Hospital (Clearwater, Fla.).
Munson Medical Center (Traverse City, Mich.).
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (New York City).
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago).
NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City).
Ochsner Medical Center (New Orleans).
Paoli (Pa.) Hospital.
Presbyterian Hospital (Charlotte, N.C.).
Providence Hospital (Southfield, Mich.).
Providence Regional Medical Center (Everett, Wash.).
Regional Hospital of Scranton (Pa.).
Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.).
Riverside Medical Center (Kankakee, Ill.).
Robert Packer Hospital (Sayre, Pa.).
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (New Brunswick, N.J.).
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles).
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago).
Russell Medical Center (Alexander City, Ala.).
Saint Alexius Medical Center (Bismarck, N.D.).
Saint Thomas Hospital (Nashville, Tenn.).
Sanford USD Medical Center (Sioux Falls, S.D.).
Schneck Medical Center (Seymour, Ind.).
Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla, Calif.).
Shands at the University of Florida (Gainesville, Fla.).
Sharp Memorial Hospital (San Diego).
Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.).
St. Elizabeth Edgewood (Ky.).
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (Houston).
St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Palo Alto, Calif.).
Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital.
Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston).
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia).
UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco).
University of Arizona Medical Center (Tucson, Ariz.).
University of Chicago Medical Center.
University of Colorado Hospital (Aurora, Colo.).
University Hospital (Ann Arbor, Mich.).
University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland).
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City, Iowa).
University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.).
University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore).
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview (Minneapolis).
University of Virginia Medical Center (Charlottesville, Va.).
University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle).
University of Wisconsin Hospital (Madison, Wis.).
UPMC Presbyterian (Pittsburgh).
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.).
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (Richmond, Va.).
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio).
Winchester (Mass.) Hospital.
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital.

The full-length edition of the list can be read here: 100 Great Hospitals to Know

Note: Hospitals cannot pay for inclusion in any Becker's Hospital Review list. Recognized hospitals are free to note their inclusion in marketing materials and other content without paying a fee. This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers.

About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a bimonthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Our content is geared toward high level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute-care hospital CEOs and CFOs.

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