44 hospitals great at pain management

The following is a list of the 44 hospitals in the U.S. where 83 percent or more of patients reported their pain was "always" well controlled. The national average is 71 percent of patients.

The data was compiled from the Hospital Compare database, which aggregates results from hospitals' HCAHPS surveys. The data was collected from October 2012 through September 2013.

Note: Some hospitals were excluded from the list due to insufficient data, such as having fewer than 100 patients complete the survey.

Westlake Regional Hospital (Columbia, Ky.) — 100 percent

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf (Port Saint Joe, Fla.) — 90 percent

Doctors Hospital at Deer Creek (Leesville, La.) — 88 percent

Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta (Okla.) — 87 percent

Surgical Hospital at Southwoods (Youngstown, Ohio) — 87 percent

Hillsboro (Ill.) Area Hospital — 87 percent

Mid-Valley Hospital (Peckville, Pa.) — 86 percent

Lawrence County Hospital (Monticello, Miss.) — 86 percent

Calais (Maine) Regional Hospital — 86 percent

Green Clinic Surgical Hospital (Ruston, La.) — 86 percent

Manhattan (Kan.) Surgical Hospital — 86 percent

The Physicians Centre (Bryan, Texas) — 85 percent

Sturgis (S.D.) Regional Hospital — 85 percent

Surgical Institute of Reading (Wyomissing, Pa.) — 85 percent

Bigfork (Minn.) Valley Hospital — 85 percent

Heart Hospital of Lafayette (La.) — 85 percent

P&S Surgical Hospital (Monroe, La.) — 85 percent

Gunnison (Colo.) Valley Hospital — 85 percent

Yoakum (Texas) Community Hospital — 84 percent

Physicians Care Surgical Hospital (Royersford, Pa.) — 84 percent

Mount Desert Island Hospital (Bar Harbor, Maine) — 84 percent

Ouachita Community Hospital (West Monroe, La.) — 84 percent

Physicians Medical Center (Houma, La.) — 84 percent

St. Vincent Mercy Hospital (Elwood, Ind.) — 84 percent

Rochelle (Ill.) Community Hospital — 84 percent

Treasure Valley Hospital (Boise, Idaho) — 84 percent

Wickenburg (Ariz.) Community Hospital — 84 percent

Stoughton (Wis.) Hospital — 83 percent

Rollins Brook Community Hospital (Lampasas, Texas) — 83 percent

Sugar Land (Texas) Surgical Hospital — 83 percent

Falls Community Hospital and Clinic (Marlin, Texas) — 83 percent

United Regional Medical Center (Manchester, Tenn.) — 83 percent

Advanced Surgical Hospital (Washington, Pa.) — 83 percent

University Hospitals Conneaut (Ohio) Medical Center — 83 percent

Bronson Lakeview Hospital (Paw Paw, Mich.) — 83 percent

Lady of the Sea General Hospital (Cut Off, La.) — 83 percent

St. James Parish Hospital (Lutcher, La.) — 83 percent

Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital (Alexandria, La.) — 83 percent

Caldwell Memorial Hospital (Columbia, La.) — 83 percent

Springhill (La.) Medical Center — 83 percent

Rockcastle County Hospital (Mount Vernon, Ky.) — 83 percent

Animas Surgical Hospital (Durango, Colo.) — 83 percent

Coalinga (Calif.) Regional Medical Center — 83 percent

Physicians' Specialty Hospital (Fayetteville, Ark.) — 83 percent

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