Healthgrades: Two Premier Health Hospitals Among “America’s 100 Best”

Premier Pulse     February 2020

Premier Health’s Atrium Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital have been recognized by Healthgrades® as two of the top 100 hospitals in the country.

Atrium Medical Center received its first America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ from Healthgrades, while Miami Valley Hospital received its fifth consecutive America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction places both Premier Health hospitals among the top 2 percent of hospitals in the country for demonstrating clinical excellence across a broad spectrum of care.

Patients at America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ are more likely to have a successful treatment without major complications. The award is based solely on the hospital’s clinical quality outcomes over a multi-year period, according to Healthgrades. Miami Valley's award encompasses the Miami Valley Hospital North and Miami Valley Hospital South campuses.

“We are proud that Premier Health is known for its quality,” said Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health. “These awards reflect the outstanding care provided to people in the Miami Valley each day by our physicians, nurses, and other employees who strive to improve the health of the communities that we serve.” 

Atrium’s Level III Trauma Center also was named among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for critical care (12 consecutive years). Additionally, Atrium Medical Center has been recognized as a Five-Star recipient in several specialties, including treatment of heart attack, sepsis, esophageal/stomach surgeries, stroke, pneumonia, respiratory failure, and diabetic emergencies.

Furthermore, Miami Valley Hospital also received several specialty awards, including the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for a seventh consecutive year, along with Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries™ for a second year in a row.

Healthgrades, an extensive online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, evaluates hospital quality based on clinical outcomes, adjusting for risk factors such as age, gender, and medical condition. For this year’s awards, the organization analyzed Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the years 2016 through 2018. This amounts to more than 45 million Medicare medical claims records from nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide.

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