Top NSQIP hospitals by net patient revenue

The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) emphasizes the importance of tracking surgical case data to analyze patient outcomes. NSQIP hospitals follow a standards-based program and contribute data to drive quality improvements. Surgical data are risk-adjusted and case-mix-adjusted for the most accurate comparison of cases. The program is part of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Quality Programs that also aim to reduce complications and decrease costs.

How many hospitals are accredited through NSQIP?

The Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product tracks 593 hospitals that hold the NSQIP surgery accreditation. They make up about 8% of all U.S. hospitals.

In the list below, we review ACS NSQIP hospitals by the highest net patient revenue. This is an annual metric updated from Medicare Cost Report data.

Top 20 NSQIP hospitals by net patient revenue

RankDefinitive IDHospital nameLocationNet patient revenue
12843Tisch HospitalNew York, NY$6,273,707,636
2541974NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical CenterNew York, NY$5,734,047,089
33120Cleveland Clinic Main CampusCleveland, OH$5,241,664,591
43742Vanderbilt University Medical CenterNashville, TN$4,691,813,631
5588Stanford HospitalStanford, CA$4,183,895,185
64017University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, TX$3,982,982,020
7430Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos Angeles, CA$3,550,379,003
82846Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, NY$3,417,060,157
91973Massachusetts General HospitalBoston, MA$3,376,488,407
10731Yale New Haven HospitalNew Haven, CT$3,238,519,875
111365IU Health Methodist HospitalIndianapolis, IN$3,113,206,365
12872Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical CenterOrlando, FL$2,875,438,022
133571Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA$2,851,500,619
142191Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Marys CampusRochester, MN$2,837,714,279
151969Brigham and Womens HospitalBoston, MA$2,707,497,042
162818Strong Memorial HospitalRochester, NY$2,702,464,192
17273024Montefiore Hospital - Moses CampusBronx, NY$2,695,861,000
182837Mount Sinai Medical CenterNew York, NY$2,683,766,080
192973Duke University HospitalDurham, NC$2,675,540,231
201000Northside Hospital AtlantaAtlanta, GA$2,524,347,527

Fig. 1 Data is from the Definitive Healthcare HospitalView product. NSQIP hospital data is verified from ACS and financial data is sourced from the Medicare Cost Report. Data accurate as of June 2022.

Which NSQIP hospital has the highest net patient revenue?

Tisch Hospital in New York City has the highest net patient revenue among NSQIP hospitals at nearly $6.3 billion. NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic report net patient revenues of $5.7 billion and $5.2 billion, respectively.

Each of the top 20 hospitals on the list have a net patient revenue of more than $2.5 billion and average nearly $3.6 billion.

Six of the top 20 NSQIP hospitals are in New York and two are in both California and Massachusetts. Many of these hospitals are also top Magnet hospitals that demonstrate quality nursing and patient care.

What is the average net patient revenue for NSQIP hospitals?

Based on the most recent financial data from NSQIP hospitals in HospitalView, the average hospital net patient revenue is $792 million. In comparison, the national average net patient revenue is $193 million.

What is the NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator?

ACS provides an online tool to provide risk information on surgical cases. The NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator uses patient predictors and demographics along with the specific planned CPT code to help understand the chance that a patient experiences potential outcomes 30-days post-surgery.

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