Akron General among top hospitals in country according to new report by Healthgrades
CLEVELAND - Healthgrades released its 2013 Best Hospitals in America report and several Ohio facilities received top marks. According to the report, Akron General, Hillcrest Hospital, Marymount Hospital and South Pointe Hospital ranked in the top 50 in the nation.
Aultman Hospital in Canton and EMH Elyria Medical Center made the top 100 list. Healthgrades looked at hospitals it consistently awarded for clinical excellence based on evaluations of procedures and conditions from Medicare data.
The report also listed cities with the lowest in-hospital death rates. The Cleveland metro area ranked eighth in the nation, while the Akron area came in 16th place.
To view the complete Healthgrades report, click here .