Reid Hospital & Health Care
this week was named one of the
nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider
of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care.
The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates
performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications; patient safety;
average patient stay; expenses; profitability; patient satisfaction; adherence
to clinical standards of care; post-discharge mortality; and readmission rates
for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), heart failure and pneumonia.
The study has been conducted annually since 1993.
“It is gratifying to receive such
a great honor that is solely based on solid independent data and comparisons to
other hospitals,” said Craig Kinyon, Reid President/CEO. Kinyon said the award
is a reflection of a longstanding commitment by Reid’s team to achieving excellence
on behalf of the patients Reid serves.
“This comes on the heels of
another national award for our heart surgery team,” Kinyon said. “I am very
proud of the committed physicians, caregivers and support staff who continue to
make Reid a regional and even national leader in quality of care. This is more
evidence that patients can find exceptional care right here at Reid, right here
William Black, M.D., Reid
chief of staff, said the award shows and affirms the quality of care delivered
at Reid. “It’s a reflection of the coordinated efforts from the medical staff,
nursing personnel, administration and all Reid employees to give top quality
care to our patients,” Dr. Black said.
To conduct the 100 Top
Hospitals study, Thomson Reuters researchers evaluated 2,914 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 (CMS) Hospital Compare website. Hospitals do not apply, and winners do
not pay to market this honor.
The winning hospitals were
announced in the March 28 edition of Modern
The survey put Reid in the
top 3% nationally of almost 3,000 hospitals and in the top 2% of the medium
community hospital category, which included more than 1,000 facilities.
“This year’s 100 Top Hospitals award winners
have delivered exemplary results, despite volatility from healthcare
reform," said Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president at Thomson Reuters.
information on this study and other 100 Top Hospitals research is available at www.100tophospitals.com.
Media Contacts: David
Wilkins, Thomson Reuters - 734 913 3397