Five Colorado hospitals have been included in the 2017 edition of Truven Health Analytics’ “100 Top Hospitals”. The survey stratifies hospitals by five peer comparison groups: major teaching, teaching, large community, medium community, and small community hospitals.
This year’s recognitions went to University of Colorado Hospital – Aurora in the major teaching category; Poudre Valley Hospital -Ft. Collins and Rose Medical Center – Denver in the teaching hospital category; Medical Center of the Rockies – Loveland in the medium community hospital category; and Yampa Valley Medical Center – Steamboat Springs in the small community hospital category.
Truven reviews objective research and independent public data to determine which of the nearly 3,000 U.S. hospitals should make the top 100 list. With this analytic sources, Truven has found that top performing hospitals were able to both improve outcomes and reduce overall expenses per patient. Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health-care business sector of Thomson Reuters, has been conducting this annual hospital survey for 23 years. In 2016, IBM’s Watson Health, developers of the simulated human thinking technology, acquired Truven Health Analytics.
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