Bellin Hospital Ranks Among Top 2 in State for Joint Replacement

Healthgrades accolade recognizes superior outcomes

Bellin Hospital ranks No. 2 in Wisconsin for Joint Replacement, according to a new analysis released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Additionally, Bellin Hospital is the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of Healthgrades’ America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery in 2022. For the State Ranking analysis, Healthgrades evaluated clinical performance for nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide, focusing on eight key specialties across a mix of chronic, urgent and planned clinical areas. 

“We are proud of the meaningful work our teams do, both with direct patient care and behind the curtain,” said Bellin Health Director of Orthopedics Phil Schaible. “For our Orthopedic Surgeons and our team members to be recognized for their work helps justify our commitment to access, quality, innovation, expertise, and a heightened patient experience.”

Hospitals recognized as among the Top Ranked in their state by Healthgrades are providing patients with measurably superior clinical outcomes. For example: From 2018-2020, patients treated at hospitals receiving a state ranking for Joint Replacement have, on average 60.8 percent lower risk of experiencing a complication while in the hospital than if they were treated in hospitals that were not state ranked for Joint Replacement. Additionally, patients treated at hospitals not receiving a state ranking for Joint Replacement are 2.55 times more likely to experience a complication than if they were treated in a state ranked hospital for Joint Replacement.* Access to quality information can inform and empower consumers in their decision making process, and direct them to the best care. This is why Healthgrades is committed to delivering the most scientifically accurate and comprehensive information about doctors and hospitals — with data insights not available anywhere else.

“Being recognized among the top 2 in Wisconsin for Joint Replacement is a great achievement that speaks to Bellin Hospital’s ongoing commitment to high quality care. Hospitals receiving a top state ranking have much to be proud of as their deep medical expertise has built a track record of delivering positive outcomes for their patients," said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Data Science, Healthgrades. Bowman added, “For almost 25 years, our mission has been to provide consumers with clear and accessible information to make more informed healthcare decisions. Patients can feel confident knowing that they have access to top ranked care for Joint Replacement at Bellin Hospital.