According to the 2022 USNews report, Hawaii ranks at the top of the list for healthcare in 2022. This is due to a number of factors, including the state’s commitment to providing access to health care, delivery of high-quality health care, and a strong focus on public health initiatives, which has helped to improve the overall health of the state’s residents.

When looking at hospital-acquired infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Hawaii State Department of Health numbers demonstrate significantly lower levels of hospital-acquired infections compared to the national average. Hospital-acquired infections are defined as those that occur during a hospital stay and were not present or incubating at the time of admission. The state’s infection control efforts have helped to make Hawaii’s hospitals some of the safest in the country.

These factors, among others, have helped to make Hawaii a leader in healthcare, and it is clear that the state is committed to providing its residents with access to high-quality, affordable care.

For patients who are looking for a safe, high-tech solution for their hip or knee arthritis, consider Dr. Morton in Hawai’i as their physician. Dr. Morton is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and the first in Hawai’i to offer ROSA Robotic-Assisted Hip and Knee Replacement surgery. This minimally invasive procedure uses the latest technology to provide patients with a more precise, individualized treatment that can help improve their overall outcome.