HealthGrades releases list of top ten percent of U.S. Hospitals on Patient Experience measures

HealthGrades has released a list of the hospitals who scored in the top ten percent in the nation on the Patient Experience patient satisfaction survey, according to a press release.

For the study, HealthGrades analyzed patient satisfaction data for 3,797U.S. hospitals.

Key findings:

  • Since last year, there has been a 1.6% percent annual increase in the number of positive responses.
  • Patients were the most satisfied with the discharge instructions received, with 81% reporting a positive experience.
  • Patients were the least satisfied with the quietness the hospital rooms.

 Click here to view the list of top hospitals.

 (Sources: HealthGrades,, June 7, 2011; The Advisory Board Daily Briefing,, June7, 2011)