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100 Top Hospitals 2010

100 Top Hospitals - 2010

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They don't miss a beat | A look at Thomson Reuters' annual roster of the top-performing cardiovascular hospitals
By Elizabeth Gardner | November 15, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Imagine how much simpler operating room life would be if all surgeons doing a particular procedure agreed on exactly how to do it and what instruments and supplies to do it with. Imagine how much less time it would take to train nurses and other staff, how much less effort they'd spend trying to...
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How sick are we? | It's hospitals vs. the CMS and MedPAC in ongoing dispute over the fairness of new patient-severity payment system
By Jennifer Lubell | August 09, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Charles O'Brien, president of Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, S.D., says his patients are getting older and sicker. And he has the data to prove it.
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Quality, by owner | Catholic-owned systems lead the pack, for-profits lag behind, study shows
By John Morrissey | August 09, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As healthcare systems are judged more and more on their clinical track record and the safety of their hospital environments, Catholic-owned systems as a group have a big head start on other ownership categories, according to a study of performance on measures of quality, clinical efficiency and...
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Conflicting outcomes | For heart cases, mortality rates depend on the data
By John Morrissey | August 09, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Inpatient death rates for heart attack and congestive heart failure have been steadily falling during the past five years, but the mortality rate for these patients has actually stagnated or increased when measured over a longer period including the critical weeks after discharge, according to a...
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Sick enough? | The answer could be worth billions
By David Burda, editor | August 09, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
How sick do you have to be to be admitted to the hospital? If you believe the hospital lobby in Washington, the answer is pretty darn sick. So sick, in fact, you'll cost the hospital more money than ever before to make you better. But if you believe payers, you're no sicker than anyone before you...
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Working together | Collaboration buoys Midwest hospitals
By Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president of performance improvement and 100 Top Hospitals programs, Thomson Reuters | August 09, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Collaboration to solve intractable industrywide challenges is common in many highly competitive industries, including automotive, media, pharmaceutical and technology. Collaboration has also been a means for members of an industry to address new problems for which no road map exists. Healthcare...
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Making quality count | Top systems often take centralized approach to improving performance
By Linda Wilson | June 21, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When Banner Health began a multiyear rollout of an electronic system to monitor critically ill patients continuously from a central command center, precious time was lost while nurses tracked down attending physicians to approve changes in patient-care regimens.
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100 top hospitals
March 29, 2010
A Special Feature on the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: National Benchmarks study for 2009. Hospitals are listed in five categories: two groups of teaching hospitals and three groups of community hospitals based on bed count. Source: Thomson Reuters. Published March 29, 2010.
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Patients keep out | Readmission rate among two new criteria used to determine the Thomson Reuters annual 100 top hospitals list
By Linda Wilson | March 29, 2010 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Reducing patients' risk of unnecessary readmission to the hospital after discharge is a lot like untangling the spaghetti of wires tucked behind most people's television/sound systems. At least that has been the experience at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
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