Swedish Orthopedic Institute rated in top 34 US hospitals for hip replacement

July 14, 2016

On July 8, 2016, Consumer Reports released ratings of hospitals based on how patients fared during elective surgery as well as surgery outcomes.They developed ratings for five types of procedures: back surgery, hip replacements, knee replacements, angioplasty and carotid artery surgery.

The rankings are based on billing data, and they include the percentage of a hospital's Medicare patients who die in the hospital or stay longer than expected for their procedure.

The Swedish Orthopedic Institute made the top 34 list of hospitals in the US for hip replacements.