Solucient 100 Top Hospitals

May 2007
Health Management Technology;May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p10
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The article offers information on the annual Solucient 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmarks for Success study which revealed that more than half of the winning hospitals are in the Midwest with 30 of them based in Michigan and Ohio. The study looked at clinical outcomes, efficiency, patient safety, financial performance and growth in patient volume. Additionally, the study found that the 100 top hospital winners in the West and South had the lowest expenses in the nation.


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