Beaumont, Troy: 100 Top Hospitals list for 10th time

Beaumont Hospital, Troy was recently named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. The recognition is based on a hospital's overall organizational performance. This marks the 10th time Beaumont has been recognized as a top hospital.

The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates performance in 10 areas encompassing quality, efficiency, finance and consumer assessment of care. The hospitals that made the list have the highest ranking on a composite score of all the measures. The study has been conducted annually since 1993.

"We are so proud that Truven Health has recognized us again," says Nancy Susick, R.N., president, Beaumont Hospital, Troy. "We have a fantastic team here and this honor is a reflection of our hard work and dedication to providing high quality, high value care."

Beaumont, Troy was one of 25 hospitals recognized in the "Teaching Hospitals" category.

To conduct the 100 Top Hospitals study, Truven Health researchers evaluated nearly 3,000 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals. Results are based on public information including Medicare cost reports; Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data; and core measures and patient satisfaction data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare dataset. Hospitals do not apply and winners do not pay to market this honor.

The winning hospitals were announced in the Feb. 25 edition of Modern Healthcare magazine.

More information on this study and other 100 Top Hospitals research is available at http://www.100tophospitals.com/.

About Truven Health Analytics
Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks and services to the health care industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans, clinicians, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies have relied on them for more than 30 years. They combine deep clinical, financial and healthcare management expertise with innovative technology platforms and information assets to make health care better by collaborating with their customers to uncover and realize opportunities for improving quality, efficiency and outcomes.

About Beaumont, Troy
Opened in 1977, Beaumont Hospital, Troy is a 418-bed, acute care community teaching hospital that ranks among the nation's highest-volume community hospitals for admissions and surgeries. Beaumont, Troy is a Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence. The hospital has been recognized 10 times as among the nation's "100 Top Hospitals." Beaumont, Troy is recognized as "high performing" in 11 medical specialties for 2012-13 by U.S. News and World Report. Visit Beaumont's website at www.beaumont.edu.

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