News: 2023 America’s 100 Best Hospitals list released

CDI Strategies - Volume 17, Issue 4

With the start of the new year, Healthgrades has released their 2023 America’s 100 Best Hospitals list. These hospitals are in the top 2% in the nation for exhibiting consistent clinical excellence, evaluated through patient outcomes data of 31 conditions or procedures from every U.S. hospital.

According to Healthgrades’ methodology page, “the overall performance score for each hospital is calculated using volume-weighted z-scores averaged across all complication and mortality-based cohorts.” They used MedPAR data spanning from 2019 through 2021 hospitals are ranked by how many consecutive years they’ve met these requirements as well as their volume-weighted z-score for the 2023 award year.

Below is a highlight of some of the hospitals that made the 2023 Best Hospitals list:


  • Mayo Clinic Hospital; Phoenix


  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; West Hollywood
  • Eden Medical Center; Castro Valley
  • Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center; San Jose
  • Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center; Santa Clara


  • Poudre Valley Hospital; Fort Collins


  • Mayo Clinic in Florida; Jacksonville


  • Emory University Hospital; Atlanta
  • Emory University Hospital Midtown; Atlanta


  • Amita Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village; Elk Grove Village
  • Carle Foundation Hospital; Urbana


  • University of Kansas Hospital; Kansas City


  • Lahey Hospital and Medical Center; Burlington


  • Ascension Providence Hospital-Southfield Campus; Southfield
  • Beaumont Hospital, Troy


  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital; Minneapolis
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus; Rochester

North Carolina

  • Mission Hospital; Asheville

New Jersey

  • Morristown Medical Center; Morristown
  • Overlook Medical Center; Summit

New York

  • Lenox Hill Hospital; New York City
  • Rochester General Hospital; Rochester
  • Stony Brook University Hospital; Stony Brook


  • Bethesda North Hospital; Cincinnati
  • Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital; Fairfield
  • Mercy Health-West Hospital; Cincinnati

North Carolina

  • Mission Hospital; Asheville


  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Center; Portland


  • Chester County Hospital; West Chester
  • Lancaster General Hospital; Lancaster


  • Houston Methodist Hospital; Houston


  • EvergreenHealth Medical Center-Kirkland; Kirkland
  • Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center; Vancouver

Editor’s note: To check out the full list of Healthgrades’ Top 100 Hospitals, click here. For more information on Healthgrades’ methodology, click here.

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