63 top hospitals for physician communication

The following is a list of hospitals for which 92 percent or more of HCAHPS respondents reported their physician "always" communicated well.

Information was pulled from Hospital Compare's most recent data from April 2015 through March 2016.

For reference, the national average rate for patients reporting their physician "always" communicated well is 82 percent.

Note: Hospitals with insufficient data, such as having fewer than 100 completed surveys, were excluded.

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Falls Community Hospital and Clinic (Martin, Texas) — 100 percent

The Medical Center at Albany (Ky.) — 98 percent

Bigfork (Minn.) Valley Hospital — 98 percent

Crossridge Community Hospital (Wynne, Ark.) — 97 percent

Hopedale (Ill.) Medical Complex — 97 percent

Marion Regional Medical Center (Hamilton, Ala.) — 96 percent

Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center (Mount Vernon, Ky.) — 96 percent

Caldwell Memorial Hospital (Columbia, La.) — 96 percent

East Carroll Parish Hospital (Lake Providence, La.) — 96 percent

Yalobusha General Hospital (Water Valle, Miss.) — 96 percent

Conemaugh Miners Medical Center (Hastings, Pa.) — 96 percent

Clay County Hospital (Ashland, Ala.) — 95 percent

Claiborne Memorial Medical Center (Homer, La.) — 95 percent

Eastland (Texas) Memorial Hospital — 95 percent

Yoakum (Texas) Community Hospital — 95 percent

Chicot Memorial Hospital (Lake Village, Ark.) — 94 percent

Patients' Hospital of Redding (Calif.) — 94 percent

Sutter Surgical Hospital North Valley (Yuba City, Calif.) — 94 percent

Mariners Hospital (Tavernier, Fla.) — 94 percent

DeSoto Regional Health System (Mansfield, La.) — 94 percent

Millinocket (Maine) Regional Hospital — 94 percent

Advanced Surgical Hospital (Washington, Pa.) — 94 percent

Hamilton (Texas) General Hospital — 94 percent

Fayette (Ala.) Medical Center — 93 percent

Elmore Community Hospital (Wetumpka, Ala.) — 93 percent

Baptist Health Medical Center-Stuttgart (Ark.) — 93 percent

Elbert Memorial Hospital (Elberton, Ga.) — 93 percent

Emanuel Medical Center (Swainsboro, Ga.) — 93 percent

Massac Memorial Hospital (Metropolis, Ill.) — 93 percent

Ferrell Hospital Community Foundations (Eldorado, Ill.) — 93 percent

Franciscan Health Carmel (Ind.) — 93 percent

Iowa Specialty Hospital – Belmond — 93 percent

Orange City (Iowa) Area Health System — 93 percent

Saint Joseph Martin (Ky.) — 93 percent

Casey County Hospital (Liberty, Ky.) — 93 percent

Breckinridge Memorial Hospital (Hardinsburg, Ky.) — 93 percent

Lady of the Sea General Hospital (Cut Off, La.) — 93 percent

Chatham Hospital (Silver City, N.C.) — 93 percent

Abbeville (S.C.) Area Medical Center — 93 percent

Same Day Surgery Center (Rapid City, S.D.) — 93 percent

The Heart Hospital Baylor Denton (Texas) — 93 percent

Vernon Memorial Hospital (Viroqua, Wis.) — 93 percent

Wiregrass Medical Center (Geneva, Ala.) — 92 percent

Evergreen (Ala.) Medical Center — 92 percent

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.) — 92 percent

Crawford Memorial Hospital (Robinson, Ill.) — 92 percent

Floyd County Medical Center (Charles City, Iowa) — 92 percent

Coffey County Hospital (Burlington, Kan.) — 92 percent

Smith County Memorial Hospital (Smith Center, Kan.) — 92 percent

Three Rivers Medical Center (Louisa, Ky.) — 92 percent

West Carroll Memorial Hospital (Oak Grove, La.) — 92 percent

Springhill (La.) Medical Center — 92 percent

Monroe (La.) Surgical Hospital — 92 percent

Doctors Hospital at Deer Creek (Leesville, La.) — 92 percent

CentraCare Health System – Melrose (Minn.) Hospital — 92 percent

Webster General Hospital/Swing Bed (Europa, Miss.) — 92 percent

Marion General Hospital (Columbia, Miss.) — 92 percent

Magee (Miss.) General Hospital — 92 percent

Community Medical Center (Falls City, Neb.) — 92 percent

Craig General Hospital (Vinita, Okla.) — 92 percent

Childress (Texas) Regional Medical Center — 92 percent

Grant Regional Health Center (Lancaster, Wis.) — 92 percent

Baptist Emergency Hospital (San Antonio) — 92 percent

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