44 hospitals with the lowest stroke death rates

Strokes kill roughly 130,000 Americans annually, making it the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the CDC. Early action can help save the life of someone suffering from a stroke — patients who arrive in the emergency department within three hours of their first symptoms tend to have less disability than those who receive delayed care.

 

The following is a list of hospitals with the lowest death rate for stroke patients, according to data from CMS.

Information was pulled from Hospital Compare and represents data from July 2012 through June 2015.

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All of the hospitals on this list have a stroke death rate of less than 11.7 percent. The national rate of stroke death rate for patients is 14.9 percent.

Centinela Hospital Medical Center (Inglewood, Calif.) — 9.3 percent

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago) — 9.4

Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, N.Y.) — 9.5

NYU Hospitals Center — 9.5

Saint Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston, N.J.) — 10

The Methodist Hospital (Houston) — 10.3

Fairview Hospital (Cleveland) — 10.6

Olympia Medical Center (Los Angeles) — 10.8

Citrus Valley Medical Center (Covina, Calif.) — 10.9

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles) — 10.9

Springfield (Ohio) Regional Medical Center — 11

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas — 11.1

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Shea Medical Center — 11.1

Southern California Hospital at Hollywood (Calif.) — 11.1

Henry Ford Wyandotte (Mich.) Hospital — 11.1

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center (Webster, Texas) — 11.2

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Berkeley, Calif.) — 11.2

Little Company of Mary Hospital (Evergreen Park, Ill.) — 11.2

Hallmark Health System (Melrose, Mass.) — 11.2

Northern Westchester Hospital (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) — 11.2

St. Cloud (Minn.) Hospital — 11.3

St. Dominic-Jackson (Miss.) Memorial Hospital — 11.3

Webster General Hospital (Eupora, Miss.) — 11.3

West Chester (Ohio) Hospital — 11.4

Heritage Valley Beaver (Pa.) — 11.4

Sharon (Pa.) Regional Health System — 11.4

Memorial Healthcare System (Chattanooga, Tenn.) — 11.4

Oroville (Calif.) Hospital — 11.4

Desert Valley Hospital (Victorville, Calif.) — 11.4

St. Mary Medical Center (Hobart, Ind.) — 11.4

Mary Greeley Medical Center (Ames, Iowa) — 11.4

Missouri Baptist Medical Center (Town and Country) — 11.4

Laredo (Texas) Medical Center — 11.5

Providence Hospital (Washington, D.C.) — 11.5

Piedmont Hospital (Atlanta) — 11.5

IU Health West Hospital (Avon, Ind.) — 11.5

Mercy Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) — 11.5

Staten Island (N.Y.) University Hospital — 11.5

St. John's Riverside Hospital (Yonkers, N.Y.) — 11.5

Fisher-Titus Hospital (Norwalk, Ohio) — 11.6

Osceola Regional Medical Center (Kissimmee, Fla.) — 11.6

Glenwood Regional Medical Center (West Monroe, La.) — 11.6

Jennings (La.) American Legion Hospital — 11.6

Sinai-Grace Hospital (Detroit) — 11.6

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