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36 hospitals with lowest hip and knee replacement readmission rates

Written by Heather Punke (Twitter | Google+)  | November 18, 2016 

The following 36 hospitals have the lowest 30-day readmission rates for hip and knee replacement surgery, according to data from CMS.

Information was pulled from Hospital Compare and represents data from July 2012 through June 2015.

All of the hospitals on this list have a readmission rate for hip and knee replacement of 3.4 or lower. The national average readmission rate for those procedures is 4.6.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute (Irvine, Calif.) — 2.4

Providence Saint John’s Health Center (Santa Monica, Calif.) — 2.9

Beebe Medical Center (Lewes, Del.) — 2.9

Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.) — 2.9

Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital — 3

Kansas Medical Center (Andover) — 3

Freeman Health System-Freeman West (Joplin, Mo.) — 3

VHS Harlingen (Texas) Hospital Company — 3.2

Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital Association — 3.2

OrthoIndy Hospital (Indianapolis) — 3.2

Hardin Memorial Hospital (Elizabethtown, Ky.) — 3.2

Community Medical Center (Missoula, Mont.) — 3.2

Oklahoma Surgical Hospital (Tulsa) — 3.3

Saint Vincent Hospital (Erie, Pa.) — 3.3

Texas Orthopedic Hospital (Houston) — 3.3

Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock) — 3.3

Washington Hospital (Fremont, Calif.) — 3.3

Huntington Memorial Hospital (Pasadena, Calif.) — 3.3

St. Mary’s Medical Center (Grand Junction, Colo.) — 3.3

Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville, Fla.) — 3.3

New England Baptist Hospital (Boston) — 3.3

West Branch (Mich.) Regional Medical Center — 3.3

Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City) — 3.3

Kettering (Ohio) Medical Center — 3.4

Mount Carmel New Albany (Ohio) Surgical Hospital — 3.4

Peterson Regional Medical Center (Kerrville, Texas) — 3.4

Quail Creek Surgical Hospital (Amarillo, Texas) — 3.4

Sutter Medical Center Sacramento (Calif.) — 3.4

UnityPoint Health-Meriter (Madison, Wis.) — 3.4

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center (La Crosse, Wis.) — 3.4

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (Miramar Beach, Fla.) — 3.4

Emory University Hospital (Atlanta) — 3.4

St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center (Boise) — 3.4

Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital — 3.4

Kansas Surgery & Recovery Center (Wichita) — 3.4

Lincoln (Neb.) Surgical Hospital — 3.4

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