SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) - Healthgrades released its excellence report for 2013, announcing the 262 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence recipients.
The recognition places these hospitals in the top 5% in the nation.
The 2013 study period was between 2009 and 2011. The 262 hospitals chosen showed superior performance in caring for patients in the Medicare population.
These hospitals stand out among the rest for overall clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care.
Eight of the hospitals are located in the area. They are as follows:
Grosse Pointe Beaumont Hospital
Livonia Saint Mary Mercy Hospital
Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center
Pontiac St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Southfield Providence Hospital
Wyandotte Henry Ford
Ypsilanti Saint Joseph Mercy
Healthgrades states these hospitals exhibit comprehensive high-quality care across clinical specialties.