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How Does Your Hospital Rank in NC?


Posted on Jul 23, 2013

medical malpracticeHow do you find the best hospital in North Carolina? Our medical malpractice lawyers in Raleigh reviewed the latest reports released from US News & World Report

Although WakeMed Health and Hospitals ranks fourth in the entire state, their healthcare system is #1 in Wake County. Admitting over 36,000 patients last year, WakeMed performed highly in cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. 3 out of 4 patients who were discharged from WakeMed say they would recommend the hospital to friends and family.

How did hospitals rank in North Carolina? According to US News & World Report, the top five hospitals in the state are:

  1. Duke University Medical Center (Durham)
  2. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem)
  3. University of North Carolina Hospitals (Chapel Hill)
  4. Duke Regional Hospital (Durham)
  5. Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center (Charlotte)

Even if your hospital repeatedly tops the charts for patient satisfication, fewest complaints, and best healthcare services, negligence can occur anywhere. North Carolina medical malpractice is a highly complex area of law. If you are trying to understand more about medical malpractice law, request a free copy of Brent Adams' book The Truth About Medical Malpractice Claims and view examples of medical malpractice cases in the South.

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