Norman Regional ranked top in the country | Health
A local healthy system in Norman is ranked at the top of the nation for orthopedic surgery, according to a new report.
Norman Regional Health System is in the top 10 percent in the nation according to Healthgrades, a report that helps consumers make informed decisions about their health.
The report, "American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2013: Healthgrades Report to the Nation," evaluated 4,500 hospitals nationwide.
It took into account the complication rates and risk-adjusted mortality for 30 of the most common procedures from 2009 to 2011.
This is the second year in a row Norman Regional has been named as one of the country's 100 best hospitals for orthopedic surgery.