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Suburban Hospital Receives High Ranking from Washington Consumers' Checkbook - 04/23/2012

Suburban Hospital Receives High Ranking from Washington Consumers' Checkbook

Release Date: April 23, 2012

Bethesda, Md., (April 23, 2012) – Inpatient care at Suburban has been ranked in the top five among 30 Washington, D.C.-region acute care hospitals in a recent report by the Washington Consumers' Checkbook, a publication of the Washington, D.C.-based Center for the Study of Services.

The hospitals’ rankings were determined through surveys sent to more than 22,000 Washington-area physicians; ratings from patients; and national standards for patient outcomes, after adjustments for how sick and frail the patients were. Suburban is the only hospital in Maryland to be ranked this high.

About Suburban Hospital
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for almost 70 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health. 

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