24 hospitals with highest, lowest post-op sepsis rates

Gabrielle Masson - Print  | 

The following hospitals had the highest and lowest rates of bloodstream infections after surgery in the U.S.

The figures are taken from the "Complications and Deaths - Hospital'' report on CMS' Hospital Compare website. Scores were collected from July 2016 through June 2018, the most recent data available.

Hospitals with the lowest hospital-acquired infections scores 

These 12 hospitals all had a "bloodstream infections after surgery" score below 2.85, compared to the national rate of 5.09.

Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis, Md.)

Cleveland Clinic  

Cookeville (Tenn.) Regional Medical Center  

Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center  

Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital  

Norton Hospital / Norton Healthcare Pavilion  (Louisville, Ky.)  

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital (Tulsa)

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center (Reno, Nev.)

St. Charles Bend (Ore.) 

St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana (Indianapolis)

University Hospital (Augusta, Ga.)

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (Madison)

Hospitals with the highest hospital-acquired infections scores 

These 12 hospitals all had a "bloodstream infections after surgery" score above 9.14, compared to the national rate of 5.09.

Augusta (Ga.) University Medical Center

Franciscan Health Lafayette (Ind.)  

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, N.Y.)  

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center (Panama City, Fla.) 

Highline Medical Center (Burien, Wash.)

Lima (Ohio) Memorial Health System

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (Mission Viejo, Calif.)  

OU Medicine (Oklahoma City, Okla.)

St. Francis Medical Center (Peoria, Ill.)

Salem (Ore.) Hospital  

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center (Las Vegas)  

University of New Mexico Hospital (Albuquerque)

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