Missouri hospitals ranked among nation’s best

Seven Missouri hospitals ranked among the top 5 percent nationwide based on patient outcomes, according to a new list released Wednesday.

St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, SSM Saint Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights, Barnes-Jewish Saint Peters Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Christian Hospital in St. Louis County, Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, and Skaggs Regional Medical Center in Springfield appeared on HealthGrades’ Hospital Quality and Clinical Excellence list.