The nation's top 22 patient-recommended hospitals

The following hospitals were the top patient-recommended hospitals in the country, according to the most recent HCAHPS scores. Pennsylvania had five highly recommended hospitals, more than any other state. 

At least 93 percent of patients at these 22 hospitals responded, "Yes, I would definitely recommend the hospital." 

The figures are from CMS' Hospital Compare website and represent HCAHPS scores collected from April 2018 through March 2019.

Note: Hospitals with fewer than 100 completed surveys were excluded from this list.


Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock)

Arkansas Heart Hospital (Little Rock)


Animas Surgical Hospital (Durango)


Iowa Specialty Hospital-Belmond


Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Zion)


Premier Surgical Institute (Galena)

Salina Surgical Hospital


Lafayette General Surgical Hospital

North Carolina

Davie Medical Center (Bermuda Run) 


Lincoln Surgical Hospital

OrthoNebraska Hospital (Omaha)


Surgical Hospital at Southwoods (Youngstown)


Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Tulsa)

Oklahoma Heart Hospital South (Oklahoma City)

Oklahoma Heart Hospital (Oklahoma City)


Surgical Institute of Reading (Wyomissing)

OSS Orthopaedic Hospital (York)

WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital (York)

Advanced Surgical Hospital (Washington)

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Philadelphia)


The Physicians Centre Hospital (Bryan)


OakLeaf Surgical Hospital (Altoona)

Editor's note: This article was updated Feb. 5 at 11:05 a.m.

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