Astana, Kostanai Rated Nation’s Top Urban Hospitals

A new report shows that Astana’s city hospital is the country’s highest rated multidisciplinary medical institution followed by Kostanai city hospital and Rudny city hospital. Tekeli hospital of the Almaty region was rated lowest in this category.

The report was compiled by the National Centre for Health Development, which rated 94 multidisciplinary medical institutions in the country. The institutions were rated on criteria such as mortality rates, quality of care and patient satisfaction, according to the centre’s press service.

Among regional diversified hospitals for adults, according to the report, Kyzylorda Regional Medical Centre took first place followed by regional hospitals in Kostanai and Atyrau.

Among regional children’s multidisciplinary hospitals, the regional children’s hospital of the Mangistau region was rated number one. In second place was the regional children’s multidisciplinary hospital of the Western Kazakhstan region, the third was the regional children’s hospital of the Karaganda region. The Zhambyl Regional Hospital was rated lowest in this category.

The leader among urban children’s hospitals were the Temirtau children’s hospital of the Karaganda region, city children’s hospital No. 2 of Almaty and Shymkent city children’s hospital No. 1 of the South Kazakhstan region.

The study also found that Kazakhstan has 49 urban and 15 regional medical institutions, as well as 15 specialised children’s hospitals in outlying areas and 15 specialised children’s hospitals in the nation’s cities. The National Centre for Health Development annually evaluates medical institutions in the country to better inform the public about its medical care choices as well as to quantify the state of management of the institutions.

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