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Truven Health Analytics Announces 100 Top Hospitals Award Winners.

Celebrating 20 Years of Identifying Top Performance

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Truven Health Analytics(SM), formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, today released its annual study identifying the 100 top U.S. hospitals based on their overall organizational performance.

The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals[R] study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications; patient safety; average patient stay; expenses; profitability; patient satisfaction; adherence to clinical standards of care; and post-discharge mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction acute myocardial infarction (·kyōōtˑ mī·ō·karˑ·dē·  (heart attack), heart failure, and pneumonia. The study is celebrating its 20th year, and has been conducted annually since 1993.

"The winners of the 100 Top Hospitals award have driven the national benchmarks higher every year for 20 years. The key to success in a tumultuous environment is visionary leadership that develops and maintains a hospital-wide culture of excellence that cuts across everything, from patient care to housekeeping to administration," said Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president at Truven Health Analytics. "These leaders continue to demonstrate their vision of excellence when it comes to adopting new technologies and techniques. I congratulate this year's winners for their achievement."

For the fifth year, Truven Health Analytics is also recognizing the 100 Top Hospitals Everest Award winners -- those hospitals among the 100 winners that delivered the greatest rate of improvement over five years. This year, there are 16 Everest Award winners.

"I am very proud of the contribution that 100 Top Hospitals has made through twenty years of tremendous challenges in the healthcare industry," said Mike Boswood, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Truven Health Analytics. "And I'm pleased to acknowledge Jean's consistent leadership and relentless search for innovation that have resulted in continued expansion of the performance improvement insights provided by the 100 Top Hospitals study."

To conduct the 100 Top Hospitals study, Truven Health researchers evaluated 2,922 short-term, acute-care, non-federal hospitals. They used public information -- Medicare cost reports, Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data, and core measures and patient satisfaction data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that administers the Medicare program and  (CMS (1) See content management system and color management system.

(2) (Conversational Monitor System) Software that provides interactive communications for IBM's VM operating system.
) Hospital Compare website. Hospitals do not apply, and winners do not pay to market this honor.

Based on the results of this year's study, if all Medicare inpatients received the same level of care as those treated in the award-winning facilities:

* More than 164,000 additional lives could be saved.

* Nearly 82,000 additional patients could be complication free.

* $6 billion could be saved.

* The average patient stay would decrease by half a day.

If the same standards were applied to all inpatients, the impact would be even greater. For more information, please visit www.100tophospitals.com.

Here are the winning hospitals, by category, with asterisks indicating the Everest Award winners:


Major Teaching Hospitals


Advocate Christ Medical Center - Oak Lawn, IL


Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - Chicago, IL*


Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, located in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, Illinois is a Level I trauma center. Their emergency room treats about 1,000 patients a week. A teaching hospital with over 600 beds, it consistently ranks highly in various surveys.  - Park Ridge, IL*


Baystate Medical Center - Springfield, MA


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Both an international and regional referral center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts is a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. It was formed out of the 1996 merger of Beth Israel Hospital (founded in 1916) and  - Boston, MA


Christiana Care Health System - Newark, DE


Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI


NorthShore University HealthSystem - Evanston, IL


Northwestern Memorial Hospital
See also:  and
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) is part of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers.
 - Chicago, IL


Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is a hospital located in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located between Market Street and Powelton Avenue, and N. 38th Street and N. Sloan Street.  - Philadelphia, PA


Providence Hospital and Medical Center - Southfield, MI


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
See Mercy Hospital for other medical facilities with the Mercy name.


St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is a Catholic hospital in Georgetown, Guyana. It was established by members of the Sword of the Spirit movement and was officially opened in August, 1945.
 - Ann Arbor, MI


The Methodist Hospital - Houston, TX


UC San Diego Medical Center - San Diego, CA


University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries.  Hospitals & Health Centers - Ann Arbor, MI*


Teaching Hospitals


Allen Hospital - Waterloo, IA*


Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center - Sioux Falls, SD


Baptist St. Anthony's Health System - Amarillo, TX


Beaumont Hospital, Troy - Troy, MI


Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy - Charlotte, NC


Grant Medical Center - Columbus, OH*


Immanuel Medical Center - Omaha, NE


Kettering Medical Center - Kettering, OH


Lankenau Medical Center - Wynnewood, PA


McKay-Dee Hospital Center - Ogden, UT*


Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids, IA


Mission Hospital - Asheville, NC


North Colorado Medical Center - Greeley, CO


Poudre Valley Hospital Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH), located in Fort Collins, Colorado, serves northern Colorado, southern Wyoming, and western Nebraska. The hospital has 241 beds, and is a level III trauma center.  - Fort Collins, CO


Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital - Whittier, CA


Riverside Methodist Hospital The Riverside Methodist Hospital is a religiously affiliated hospital located in Columbus, Ohio. Services
According to its website, the hospital provides the following programs and services:
  • Bariatrics (weight loss surgery)
 - Columbus, OH*


Rose Medical Center - Denver, CO


Saint Thomas Hospital - Nashville, TN


Saint Vincent Hospital - Worcester, MA


Scripps Green Hospital - La Jolla, CA


St. Luke's Hospital - Cedar Rapids, IA


St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis was founded in 1881 by the Daughters of Charity. The Daughters of Charity, a Catholic organization, came to Indianapolis on the urging of Bishop Silas Chatard. Four sisters arrived with a total of $34.  - Indianapolis, IN


Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA


United Regional Health Care System - Wichita Falls, TX*


Virginia Hospital Center - Arlington, VA*


Large Community Hospitals


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Good Samaritan Hospital may refer to:

In the United States:
  • Good Samaritan Hospital (Bakersfield) — Bakersfield, California
  • Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles) — Los Angeles, California
 - Downers Grove, IL*


Banner Boswell Medical Center - Sun City, AZ


Billings Clinic Hospital - Billings, MT


Centinela Hospital Medical Center - Inglewood, CA


Central DuPage Hospital Central DuPage Hospital, or CDH, is an independent hospital system located throughout DuPage County, Illinois in the United States. Its primary facility is a 361-bed hospital located in Winfield, Illinois.  - Winfield, IL


Gaston Memorial Hospital Gaston Memorial Hospital (GMH) is a public, not for profit hospital located in Gastonia, North Carolina. The hospital was organized in 1946 as memorial to all local soldiers who died in World War II. The present Court Drive facility opened in 1973.  - Gastonia, NC


Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview, TX*


Kendall Regional Medical Center - Miami, FL


Lakeland Regional Medical Center - St. Joseph, MI


Martin Health System - Stuart, FL


Maury Regional Medical Center - Columbia, TN*


Mease Countryside Hospital - Safety Harbor, FL*


Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center - Houston, TX


Memorial Hospital West - Pembroke Pines, FL


Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Gainesville, GA


Ocala Regional Medical Center - Ocala, FL


Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance, CA


St. David's Medical Center - Austin, TX


St. David's North Austin Medical Center - Austin, TX


TriStar Skyline Medical Center - Nashville, TN


Medium Community Hospitals


Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center - Sheboygan, WI


Baptist Medical Center East - Montgomery, AL


Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital St. Francis Hospital may refer to:
  • St. Francis Hospital — Wilmington, Delaware
  • St. Francis Hospital — Columbus, Georgia
  • St. Francis Hospital — Greenville, South Carolina
  • St. Francis Hospital — Memphis, Tennessee
  • St.
 - Charleston, SC


Chino Valley Medical Center Chino Valley Medical Center (CVMC) is a 126 bed acute care facility in Chino, California. CVMC is owned and operated by Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS), an innovative and rapidly expanding hospital management company in Victorville, California.  - Chino, CA


Doctors Hospital of Sarasota - Sarasota, FL*


Garden Grove Hospital Medical Center - Garden Grove, CA


Gulf Coast Medical Center - Panama City, FL


Holland Hospital - Holland, MI


INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital - Fairfax, VA


Lakeview Hospital -Bountiful, UT*


Lawrence Memorial Hospital - Lawrence, KS


Licking Memorial Hospital - Newark, OH


Logan Regional Hospital - Logan, UT


McKee Medical Center - Loveland, CO


Mercy Hospital Anderson - Cincinnati, OH


Mercy Hospital Fairfield - Fairfield, OH


Montclair Hospital Medical Center Montclair Hospital Medical Center (MHMC) is an 102 bed acute care facility in Montclair, California, USA. MHMC is owned and operated by Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS), a hospital management company located in Victorville. PHS was founded in 2001 by Prem Reddy, M.D., F.  - Montclair, CA


Ogden Regional Medical Center - Ogden, UT


Shasta Regional Medical Center - Redding, CA


West Anaheim Medical Center - Anaheim, CA


Small Community Hospitals


Alta View Hospital - Sandy, UT


Desert Valley Hospital Desert Valley Hospital (DVH) is an 83 bed acute care facility in Victorville, California, USA. DVH is owned and operated by Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS), a hospital management company located in Victorville. PHS was founded in 2001 by Prem Reddy, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.C.  - Victorville, CA


Dublin Methodist Hospital - Dublin, OH


Gulf Breeze Hospital - Gulf Breeze, FL


Hill Country Memorial Hospital - Fredericksburg, TX


Lovelace Westside Hospital - Albuquerque, NM


Major Hospital - Shelbyville, IN


MedStar St. Mary's Hospital - Leonardtown, MD


Mercy Hospital Grayling grayling, common name for a brilliantly colored fish belonging to the genus Thymallus, of the family Salmonidae (salmon family), and closely allied to the smelt. Graylings are found chiefly in clear, cold, fresh waters of the Northern Hemisphere.  - Grayling, MI*


Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital - Weston, WI


Payson Regional Medical Center - Payson, AZ


Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville - Huntersville, NC


Sacred Heart Hospital This article is about the fictional hospital on Scrubs. For other uses, see Sacred Heart Hospital (disambiguation).
Sacred Heart Hospital is the setting of the American sitcom Scrubs.
 on the Emerald Coast - Miramar Beach, FL


San Dimas Community Hospital - San Dimas, CA


Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital & Clinics - Prairie du Sac, WI


Spectrum Health United Hospital - Greenville, MI


St. Elizabeth Community Hospital - Red Bluff, CA


Sutter Davis Hospital - Davis, CA


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle - Azle, TX


Woodwinds Health Campus - Woodbury, MN*


About Truven Health Analytics

Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks and services to the healthcare industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans, clinicians, and pharmaceutical companies have relied on its solutions for over 30 years. Truven Health Analytics combines deep clinical, financial and healthcare management expertise with innovative technology platforms and information assets to make healthcare better, collaborating with customers to uncover and realize opportunities for improving quality, efficiency, and outcomes. Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted, proven brands in healthcare such as Micromedex, Action OI and Advantage Suite. Truven Health Analytics employs approximately 2000 people worldwide and has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit www.truvenhealth.com.

About the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals[R] Program

Since 1993, the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals program has used independent and objective research to guide hospital and health system performance. Organizations do not apply or pay for this honor, or pay to promote their award. Award-winning hospitals and health systems prove that better care is possible and provide an example for other organizations to follow across the industry. The 100 Top Hospitals award winners demonstrate top performance on both how patients are cared for through clinical measures and how the hospital performs as an efficient business. 100 Top Hospitals is a registered trademarks or trademarks of Truven Health Analytics. For more information, please visit www.100tophospitals.com.
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