|The FindTheBest Smart Rating is created by weighting the factors that are the most important when looking at hospitals Through extensive research we have found the best set of measures for assessing the quality of a hospital :
||Number of Cases - This number can give you an idea of the size and scope of the facility, and it makes up 12% of the smart rating.Medicare Performance Score - This score is derived from clinical care outcomes and patient experience, and is a holistic assessment of how well the hospital cares for its patients. It makes up 12% of the smart rating.Care Outcomes - Various outcome measures, including mortality rates from heart attacks and pneumonia, reflect the quality of care provided at a hospital. For example, this hospital reported a pneumonia mortality rate of 11.5%, which is better than the national rate of 11.80%. This number comprises the remaining 16% of the smart rating.