Best hospital for joint replacements in all 50 states: CareChex

CareChex, an information service of Quantros, released the 2018 Hospital Quality Rankings, ranking the top hospitals by state for several specialty procedures including joint replacements.


The ranking takes Quantros' National Quality Rating Database for general, acute, non-federal U.S. hospitals, incorporating 10 quarters of Medicare fee-for-service claims data from January 2014 to June 2016. The organization also uses CMS Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems data, which provides patient satisfaction measures on physician and nurse communication, medication examination, pain control, care transition and several other areas.

To learn more about the methodology, click here.

1. Alabama: Cullman (Ala.) Regional Medical Center
2. Alaska: Bartlett Regional Hospital (Juneau)
3. Arizona: OASIS Hospital (Phoenix)
4. Arkansas: Washington Regional (Fayetteville)
5. California: Hoag Orthopedic Institute (Irvine)
6. Colorado: OrthoColorado Hospital at St. Anthony Medical Campus (Lakewood)
7. Connecticut: Lawrence & Memorial Hospital (New London)
8. Delaware: Christiana Care Health Services (Newark)
9. Florida: Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital
10. Georgia: Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
11. Hawaii: Kuakini Medical Center (Honolulu)
12. Idaho: St. Luke's Regional Medical Center (Boise)
13. Illinois: Central Dupage Hospital (Winfield)
14. Indiana: Franciscan Health Mooresville (Ind.)
15. Iowa: Methodist Jennie Edmundson (Council Bluffs)
16. Kansas: Kansas Surgery & Recovery Center (Wichita)
17. Kentucky: Hardin Memorial Hospital (Elizabethtown)
18. Louisiana: Specialists Hospital Shreveport
19. Maine: Waldo County General Hospital (Belfast)
20. Maryland: Suburban Hospital (Bethesda)
21. Massachusetts: New England Baptist Hospital (Boston)
22. Michigan: McLaren Greater Lansing (Mich.)
23. Minnesota: Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester (Minn.)
24. Mississippi: Mississippi Baptist Medical Center (Jackson)
25. Missouri: Barnes Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)
26. Montana: Community Medical (Missoula)
27. Nebraska: Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital (Omaha)
28. Nevada: Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center (Reno)
29. New Hampshire: Portsmouth (N.H.) Regional Hospital
30. New Jersey: Atlanticare Regional City Campus (Atlantic City)
31. New Mexico: Presbyterian Hospital (Albuquerque)
32. New York: Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City)
33. North Carolina: The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital (Greensboro)
34. North Dakota: Sanford Medical Center Fargo (N.D.)
35. Ohio: Mount Carmel New Albany (Ohio) Surgical Hospital
36. Oklahoma: McBride Orthopedic Hospital (Oklahoma City)
37. Oregon: Asante Three Rivers Medical Center (Grants Pass)
38. Pennsylvania: Meadville (Pa.) Medical Center
39. Rhode Island: The Miriam Hospital (Providence)
40. South Carolina: St. Francis-Downtown (Greenville)
41. South Dakota: Sioux Falls (S.D.) Specialty Hospital
42. Tennessee: Maury Regional Hospital (Columbia)
43. Texas: Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston)
44. Utah: Lakeview Hospital (Bountiful)
45. Vermont: Rutland (Vt.) Regional Medical Center
46. Virginia: Sentara Leigh Hospital (Norfolk)
47. Washington: Valley Medical Center (Renton)
48. West Virginia: Charleston (W.Va.) Area Medical Center
49. Wisconsin: Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire (Wis.)
50. Wyoming: Mountain View Regional Hospital (Casper)

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