By Becker’s Hospital Review Staff
Becker’s Hospital Review has named the following organizations to the 2015 edition of its list, “100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs.”
The hospitals on this list are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in orthopedic areas like joint replacements, orthopedic surgeries and general orthopedic care.
To develop this list, the Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team examined several ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report national and regional rankings for orthopedics, U.S. News’ common care ratings for hip and knee replacement, CareChex rankings for orthopedic care and major orthopedic surgery, Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Healthgrades orthopedic awards and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.
Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis). Each year, surgeons at the Orthopaedic Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital perform more than 4,000 orthopedic procedures. [READ MORE]
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, Ill.). Surgeons within Advocate Lutheran General Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute perform over 4,500 orthopedic surgeries every year. [READ MORE]