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100 Top Hospitals 2011

100 Top Hospitals - 2011

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Heartening trends | Thomson Reuters' annual roster of the 50 top cardiovascular hospitals details how some facilities are outpacing their peers
By Elizabeth Gardner | November 14, 2011 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
If you must have heart trouble, have it in Canton, Ohio. The two major hospitals serving this city of 70,000—337-bed Mercy Medical Center and 547-bed Aultman Hospital—offer cardiovascular services that rival any in the nation. Both appear on the Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular...
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Winning strategies | Study shows doing less means more
By David Burda | September 12, 2011
Medical students are taught to first do no harm to patients. Perhaps a better motto to follow is, first do nothing.
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Quality connection | Health system members more likely to achieve 100 Top Hospitals status
By Jean Chenoweth | September 12, 2011
Health systems are increasing community value. Most studies examining the value produced by the formation of health systems have shown increased prices but did not explore improvement in quality. Our analysis shows that hospital members of health systems are starting to pull ahead of independent...
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Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals - A Modern Healthcare Supplement
September 12, 2011
Is quality healthcare cheaper or does it come at a higher cost? According to an exclusive study conducted for Modern Healthcare by Thomson Reuters using data from research to determine its annual list of the 100 Top Hospitals, the bottom line is that doing less actually equals more, at least when...
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Rx for a higher dose of quality | Exclusive analysis shows that hospitals with lower spending on drugs often have improved care outcomes and profits
By Joe Carlson | September 12, 2011
Hospitals that spend less money on pharmaceuticals also take better care of their patients. That's one key finding from an in-depth analysis of finances and care quality at thousands of hospitals across the U.S., performed by analytics firm Thomson Reuters at the request of Modern...
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Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals - A Modern Healthcare Supplement (Digital Edition)
September 12, 2011 | Digital Magazine Digital Magazine Subscription Details
Is quality healthcare cheaper or does it come at a higher cost? According to an exclusive study conducted for Modern Healthcare by Thomson Reuters using data from research to determine its annual list of the 100 Top Hospitals, the bottom line is that doing less actually equals more, at least when...
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Pursuing value | Providers aim for rewards by emphasizing quality metrics used in the CMS' new purchasing system
By Linda Wilson | September 12, 2011
Dr. Elizabeth Mort has kept close tabs on a frail, elderly patient with congestive heart failure since the patient was released from Partners HealthCare System's Massachusetts General Hospital in August. After a short stint in rehabilitation, the patient went home—but Partners went with her.
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Magazine
Web-exclusive: The process of improvement | Thomson Reuters' annual 10 Top Health Systems study shows how organizations are taking a variety of routes to boost quality, patient safety
By Linda Wilson | May 30, 2011 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As a result of a process-improvement initiative, Kettering Health Network slashed nearly one day off the average length-of-stay for sepsis and more than $1,000 off the average cost-per-case.
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Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals, 2011
By Modern Healthcare | March 28, 2011
A Special Feature on Thomson Reuters' 100 Top Hospitals, 2011. 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 28, 2011.
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Attention to detail | 100 Top Hospitals closely monitor their operations to improve performance
By Linda Wilson | March 28, 2011 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
To steer Memorial Health Care System through the Great Recession, executives targeted, among other things, length of stay through a program in which case managers closely oversee inpatient admissions.
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