Some of the country’s top hospitals don’t measure up to their reputations when it comes to handling surgery.
According to consumer reports, some busy urban hospitals that care for the poorest and sickest patients do a better job when it comes to post-op patient care.
Among the surprising findings:
Medstar Washington Hospital Center and Sibley Memorial Hospitals — Both in Washington D.C. — received the poorest overall rating.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston — one of several hospitals associated with Harvard Medical School — also gets the poorest rating.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore only gets an average rating.
Meanwhile Mount Sinai and NYU Langone Medical Center in New York were rated highest —
Some regional hospitals like Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln also scored top ratings.