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Healthgrades names 2018 clinical excellence awards; See the List

Online resource announced 250 recipients are among top five percent deliver "high-quality care" across at least 21 common procedures, conditions.

Beth Jones Sanborn, Managing Editor

Healthgrades has doled out accolades in all but a dozen states with this year's Distinguished Hospital Awards for Clinical Excellence.

Healthgrades announced 250 recipients and said they say are among the top five percent in the nation that "deliver high-quality care across at least 21 of 32 common inpatient conditions and procedures" according to their analysis.

"From 2014 through 2016, if all hospitals, as a group, performed similarly to hospitals receiving the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, on average, 159,924 lives could potentially have been saved," Healthgrades said.

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According to their analysis, patients treated in hospitals who received the award showed a roughly 26 percent lower risk of dying than if they were treated in hospitals that did not receive the award for treatments across 19 rated conditions and procedures where mortality is the outcome.

There were a handful of states where Healthgrades did not honor any hospitals. Those states included: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, D.C., Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota and Wyoming.

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Hospital City State
Banner Baywood Medical CenterMesa Arizona
Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler Arizona
Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center Gilbert Arizona
Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Phoenix, Arizona
St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center Glendale Arizona
Flagstaff Medical Center Flagstaff Arizona
Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix Arizona
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Oakland California
California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus San Francisco California
California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus San Francisco California
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center West Hollywood California
Eden Medical Center Castro Valley California
Hoag Hospital Newport Beach Newport Beach California
John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Walnut Creek California
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center Baldwin Park California
Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center Fresno California
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Oakland California
Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center Richmond California
Kaiser Permanente Orange County - Anaheim Medical Center Anaheim California
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center, Redwood City California
Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center Sacramento California
Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center San Francisco California
Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center San Jose California
Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center San Rafael California
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center Santa Clara California
Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center Santa Rosa California
Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center Sacramento California
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center Woodland Hills California
Memorial Medical Center Modesto California
Mercy San Juan Medical Center Carmichael California
Methodist Hospital of Southern California Arcadia California
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Burlingame California
Mills Health Center San Mateo California
Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo Mission Viejo California
Mission Hospital - Laguna Beach Laguna Beach California
Northridge Hospital Medical Center Northridge California
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier Whittier California
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Mission Hills California
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Burbank California
Providence Tarzana Medical Center Tarzana California
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles California
Scripps Green Hospital La Jolla California
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Encinitas California
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla La Jolla California
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego San Diego California
Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Chula Vista California
St.Jude Medical Center Fullerton California
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Stanford California
Sutter Roseville Medical Center Roseville California
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Santa Monica California
UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus San Francisco California
UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion San Francisco California
Washington Hospital Fremont California
Denver Health Medical Center Denver Colorado
Good Samaritan Medical Center Lafayette Colorado
Lutheran Medical Center Wheat Ridge Colorado
Porter Adventist Hospital Denver Colorado
Poudre Valley Hospital Fort Collins Colorado
Saint Joseph Hospital Denver Colorado
St. Anthony Hospital Lakewood Colorado
St. Anthony North Hospital Westminster Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion Aurora Colorado
Hartford Hospital Hartford Connecticut
Middlesex Hospital Middletown Connecticut
Norwalk Hospital Norwalk Connecticut
Saint Francis Care Hartford Connecticut
The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain New Britain Connecticut
The Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley Memorial Southington Connecticut
Yale - New Haven Hospital New Haven Connecticut
YNHH Saint Raphael Campus New Haven Connecticut
Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital Newark Delaware
Wilmington Hospital Wilmington Delaware
Cape Coral Hospital Cape Coral Florida
Delray Medical Center Delray Beach Florida
Flagler Hospital Saint Augustine Florida
Florida Hospital Orlando Orlando Florida
Celebration Health Celebration Florida
Florida Hospital - Altamonte Altamonte Springs Florida
Florida Hospital - Apopka Apopka Florida
Florida Hospital East Orlando Orlando Florida
Florida Hospital Kissimmee Kissimmee Florida
Winter Park Memorial Hospital Winter Park Florida
Lee Memorial Hospital Fort Myers Florida
HealthPark Medical Center Fort Myers Florida
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Florida
NCH Downtown Naples Hospital Naples Florida
NCH North Naples Hospital Naples Florida
Orange Park Medical Center Orange Park Florida
Athens Regional Medical Center Athens Georgia
Emory University Hospital Atlanta Georgia
Emory University Hospital Midtown Atlanta Georgia
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Atlanta Georgia
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville Georgia
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Georgia
St. Luke's Boise Medical Center Boise Idaho
St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center Meridian Idaho
St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center Twin Falls Idaho
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove Illinois
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge Illinois
Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village Illinois
Carle Foundation Hospital Urbana Illinois
Evanston Hospital Evanston Illinois
Glenbrook Hospital Glenview Illinois
Highland Park Hospital Highland Park Illinois
Northwest Community Hospital Arlington Heights Illinois
Palos Community Hospital Palos Heights Illinois
Presence Resurrection Medical Center Chicago Illinois
Riverside Medical Center Kankakee Illinois
St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates Illinois
Franciscan Health Indianapolis Indianapolis Indiana
Franciscan Health Lafayette East Lafayette Indiana
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital Muncie Indiana
Great River Medical Center West Burlington Iowa
Mercy Iowa City Iowa City Iowa
St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids Iowa
UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital Waterloo Iowa
Providence Medical Center Kansas City Kansas
Stormont - Vail Healthcare Topeka Kansas
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City Kansas
Via Christi Hospital St. Francis Wichita Kansas
East Jefferson General Hospital Metairie Louisana
Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans Louisana
Ochsner Health Center- Elmwood New Orleans Louisana
Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus Terrytown Louisana
Frederick Memorial Hospital Frederick Maryland
Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring Maryland
Howard County General Hospital Columbia Maryland
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Baltimore Maryland
MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center Baltimore Maryland
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital Baltimore Maryland
Peninsula Regional Medical Center Salisbury Maryland
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore Maryland
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Towson Maryland
Baystate Medical Center Springfield Massachusetts
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Burlington Massachusetts
Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford Medford Massachusetts
Melrose - Wakefield Hospital Melrose Massachusetts
MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital Framingham Massachusetts
Leonard Morse Hospital Natick Massachusetts
Newton - Wellesley Hospital Newton Massachusetts
Saint Vincent Hospital Worcester Massachusetts
Southcoast Hospitals Group - Charlton Memorial Fall River Massachusetts
Southcoast Hospitals Group - St. Luke's New Bedford Massachusetts
Southcoast Hospitals Group - Tobey Wareham Massachusetts
UMass Memorial Medical Center Worcester Massachusetts
UMass Memorial Medical Center - Hahnemann Worcester Massachusetts
UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus Worcester Massachusetts
Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus Royal Oak Michigan
Beaumont Hospital - Troy Campus Troy Michigan
Henry Ford Allegiance Health Jackson Michigan
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital Clinton Township Michigan
Holland Hospital Holland Michigan
Michigan Medicine Ann Arbor Michigan
Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus Southfield Michigan
Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Novi Novi Michigan
Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital Grand Rapids Michigan
Spectrum Health - Blodgett Hospital Grand Rapids Michigan
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Michigan
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Minneapolis Minnesota
AllinaHealth - Mercy Hospital Coon Rapids Minnesota
AllinaHealth - Unity Hospital Fridley Minnesota
Fairview Ridges Hospital Burnsville Minnesota
Fairview Southdale Hospital Edina Minnesota
HealthEast Care System - Saint John's Hospital Maplewood Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato Mankato Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus Rochester Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Methodist Hospital Rochester Minnesota
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital Saint Louis Park Minnesota
Regions Hospital Saint Paul Minnesota
St. Cloud Hospital Saint Cloud Minnesota
Mercy Hospital Springfield Springfield Missouri
Mercy Hospital St. Louis Saint Louis Missouri
Mosaic Life Care Saint Joseph Missouri
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City Missouri
Faith Regional Health Services- West Norfolk Nebraska
Faith Regional Health Services - East Norfolk Nebraska
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center - Mainland Pomona New Jersey
Morristown Medical Center Morristown New Jersey
Overlook Medical Center Summit New Jersey
Presbyterian Hospital Albuquerque New Mexico
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital Port Jefferson New York
Lenox Hill Hospital New York New York
NYU Winthrop Hospital Mineola New York
Rochester General Hospital Rochester New York
Stony Brook University Hospital Stony Brook New York
Alamance Regional Medical Center Burlington North Carolina
Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy Charlotte North Carolina
Duke Regional Hospital Durham North Carolina
Mission Health Asheville North Carolina
Novant Health Matthews Medical Center Matthews North Carolina
Pardee UNC Healthcare Hendersonville North Carolina
The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Greensboro North Carolina
Annie Penn Hospital Reidsville North Carolina
Cone Health - Women's Hospital Greensboro North Carolina
Wesley Long Hospital Greensboro North Carolina
Vidant Medical Center Greenville North Carolina
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Winston Salem North Carolina
Davie Medical Center Bermuda Run North Carolina
Davie Medical Center - Mocksville Mocksville North Carolina
Atrium Medical Center Middletown Ohio
Bethesda North Hospital Cincinnati Ohio
Christ Hospital Cincinnati Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Ohio
Fort Hamilton Hughes Memorial Hospital Hamilton Ohio
Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton Ohio
Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital Fairfield Ohio
Mercy Health-West Hospital Cincinnati Ohio
Miami Valley Hospital Dayton Ohio
Mount Carmel St. Anns Westerville Ohio
ProMedica Flower Hospital Sylvania Ohio
ProMedica Toledo Hospital Toledo Ohio
Southwest General Health Center Middleburg Heights Ohio
Summa Akron City Hospital Akron Ohio
The Jewish Hospital Cincinnati Ohio
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland Ohio
University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Elyria Ohio
University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center Chardon Ohio
West Chester Hospital West Chester Ohio
Saint Francis Hospital Tulsa Oklahoma
Adventist Medical Center Portland Oregon
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center Clackamas Oregon
Providence Portland Medical Center Portland Oregon
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Portland Oregon
Salem Hospital Salem Oregon
Aria - Jefferson Health - Torresdale Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Aria - Jefferson Health - Bucks County Langhorne Pennsylvania
Bryn Mawr Hospital Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania
Chambersburg Hospital Chambersburg Pennsylvania
Chester County Hospital West Chester Pennsylvania
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania
Jeanes Hospital Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Lancaster General Hospital Lancaster Pennsylvania
Lankenau Medical Center Wynnewood Pennsylvania
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey Pennsylvania
Paoli Hospital Paoli Pennsylvania
PinnacleHealth Harrisburg Hospital Harrisburg Pennsylvania
PinnacleHealth Community General Osteopathic Hospital Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Reading Hospital West Reading Pennsylvania
Riddle Memorial Hospital Media Pennsylvania
St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus Bethlehem Pennsylvania
St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus Allentown Pennsylvania
Temple University Hospital Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital--Jefferson Health Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience--Jefferson Health Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Methodist Hospital--Jefferson Health Philadelphia Pennsylvania
UPMC McKeesport McKeesport Pennsylvania
Miriam Hospital Providence Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital Providence Rhode Island
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System - St. Francis - Downtown Greenville South Carolina
McLeod Health - McLeod Regional Medical Center Florence South Carolina
Roper Hospital Charleston South Carolina
Sanford USD Medical Center Sioux Falls South Dakota
Indian Path Medical Center Kingsport Tennessee
Houston Methodist Hospital Houston Texas
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center Houston Texas
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest Houston Texas
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Houston Texas
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Houston Texas
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Shenandoah Texas
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Houston Texas
St. David's Medical Center Austin Texas
Heart Hospital of Austin Austin Texas
St. David's Georgetown Hospital Georgetown Texas
University of Utah Health Care Salt Lake City Utah
University Orthopaedic Center Salt Lake City Utah
University of Vermont Medical Center Burlington Vermont
Augusta Health Fishersville Virginia
Bon Secours - Mary Immaculate Hospital Newport News Virginia
Bon Secours - Memorial Regional Medical Center Mechanicsville Virginia
Bon Secours - St. Francis Medical Center Midlothian Virginia
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Christiansburg Virginia
Henrico Doctors' Hospital Richmond Virginia
Parham Doctors' Hospital Richmond Virginia
Retreat Doctors' Hospital Richmond Virginia
Inova Alexandria Hospital Alexandria Virginia
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Fairfax Virginia
Inova Fairfax Hospital Falls Church Virginia
Inova Loudoun Hospital Leesburg Virginia
Sentara Leigh Hospital Norfolk Virginia
Sentara Obici Hospital Suffolk Virginia
Sentara Princess Anne Hospital Virginia Beach Virginia
Sentara RMH Medical Center Harrisonburg Virginia
EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland Kirkland Washington
Harborview Medical Center Seattle Washington
Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center Vancouver Washington
Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus Seattle Washington
Swedish Medical Center - Ballard Campus Seattle Washington
Valley Medical Center Renton Washington
Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle Washington
CAMC General Hospital Charleston West Virginia
CAMC Memorial Hospital Charleston West Virginia
CAMC Women and Children's Hospital Charleston West Virginia
Thomas Memorial Hospital South Charleston West Virginia
Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center Milwaukee Wisconsin
Aurora Sinai Medical CenterMilwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin
Saint Lukes Medical Center Cudahy Wisconsin
Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital MilwaukeeMilwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin
Columbia St Mary's Hospital MilwaukeeMilwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin
Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee Mequon Wisconsin
Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital Menomonee Falls Wisconsin
Froedtert Health - Froedtert HospitalMilwaukee Milwaukee Wisconsin
Meriter Hospital Madison Wisconsin
Saint Agnes Hospital Fond Du Lac Wisconsin
Saint Mary's HospitalMadison Madison Wisconsin
Waukesha Memorial Hospital Waukesha Wisconsin