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HealthGrades lists top sites for emergency care
Modern Healthcare

Denver-based HealthGrades has recognized 263 hospitals as top performers in emergency medicine. HealthGrades analyzed three years of patient data covering millions of admissions from the ED for 12 conditions, including pancreatitis, sepsis and stroke.

The highest performing emergency departments, which account for the top 5% of hospital EDs in the country, based on HealthGrades’ metrics, are concentrated in a few regions of the country, according to the Feb. 21 report (PDF). Eighteen are in Chicago, for instance, and 12 more are based in Baltimore.