Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S.
Thomson Reuters recently released its annual Top 100 Hospitals in the U.S. report. If you’re a healthcare IT professional considering your next career move, this list might be a good place to start.
According to last week’s article in Healthcare IT News, Thomson Reuters evaluates performance for the Top 100 Hospitals in the 10 categories listed below.
- Medical complications
- Patient safety
- Average patient stay
- Patient satisfaction
- Adherence to clinical standards of care
- Post-discharge mortality
- Readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and pneumonia
Read the full article and view the Top 100 Hospitals list here.
Interestingly, iHealthBeat highlighted the fact that these hospitals have “more advanced levels of electronic health record adoption compared with the overall pool of U.S. hospitals.” This is according to a report by HIMSS Analytics, via Modern Healthcare. Looks like proof that EHR adoption is, in fact, improving our hospitals. Read the full article here.
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