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Top Hospitals 2014

Healthgrades, one of the nation’s leading healthcare research firms, tracks hospital performance by dozens of indicators. Here are the metro hospitals that excel in one or more areas. Find the one with the expertise you need.

With additional reporting by Carolyn Crist


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Advice from Healthgrades: How to find the best hospital for you
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Local hospitals rated on mortality and complications

Where you go for procedures really matters

Need knee replacement surgery or emergency help for a heart attack? The hospital you choose can make a huge difference in whether you have complications or literally make it out alive. Read more...

Georgia hospitals boost economy by $38.6 million

They still hire people, too

Hospitals obviously fix ailing bodies. They're also pretty good for an ailing economy. Even in iffy economic times, hospitals in Georgia gave the state's economy $38.6 million in 2011, according to a report by the Georgia Hospital Association. Read more...

Top hospitals in Georgia

Emory University Hospital and Shepherd Center rank nationally

Of the eight top hospitals in Atlanta according to U.S. News & World Report, two of them have nationally ranked specialties. Emory University Hospital and Shepherd Center, the top ranked local hospitals on the list, have national areas of expertise. Read more...

Smart Medicine

Information to help you make good decisions when it comes to healthcare

In addition to our annual Top Doctors list, we've also gathered tips on how to spend your healthcare dollars wisely—because nobody wants to overpay, even for the best medicine. Read more...

High prices at some Atlanta hospitals: Do they mean anything?

And other questions in a new era of price transparency

Earlier this month, when the federal agency that runs Medicare released a database of hospital prices, it felt as though closely held secrets had been unveiled. But soon, there were just more questions: Who charges the most or the least? Why are some costs so high? And if you have insurance, does it matter? Read more...

Ultimate stroke care

Augusta hospital named comprehensive stroke center

Georgia Regents Medical Center is the first hospital in Georgia—and one of only 20 hospitals in the country—to be named an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. That gives the Augusta hospital serious bragging rights over its counterparts in metro Atlanta. Read more...