Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals™ is based solely on clinical quality outcomes for 32 conditions and procedures. This premier distinction rewards hospitals that consistently exhibit exceptional, comprehensive quality care. Simply put, patients are more likely to have a successful treatment without major complications—and have a lower chance of dying—at America’s Best Hospitals.
America's 50 Best Hospitals™ () are in the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for consistently providing overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of conditions and procedures year over year.
America's 100 Best Hospitals™ () are in the top 2% of hospitals in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence year over year.
America's 250 Best Hospitals™ are in the top 5% in the nation for overall clinical excellence for the current year. This award was previously known as Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™.