Maine Medical Center Earns Seven 'High-Performing' Rankings
from U.S. News & World Report
Magazine lists seven MMC specialties in top 25 percent of nation's hospitals
U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings places seven Maine Medical Center (MMC) specialties in the "High-Performing" category.
According to the magazine, a high-performing ranking means MMC's care in these areas scored in the top 25 percent among the nation's hospitals.
The specialties that earned that ranking:
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
The report also ranked MMC #1 in the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford metro area.
In addition, the annual survey noted that Maine Medical Center performed as good or better than state and national averages in patient satisfaction. For example, 79 percent of patients responding to a survey said they'd recommend MMC to family and friends, compared to the state average of 75 percent and the national average of 68 percent.