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100 Great Hospitals in America | 2019
Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the 2019 edition of its list of “100 great hospitals in America.”
The hospitals included on this list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction. These institutions are industry leaders that have achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several specialties. The list also includes industry innovators that have sparked trends in healthcare technology, hospital management and patient satisfaction.
Becker’s Healthcare selected the following hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018-19 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals. Becker’s also sought nominations for this list.
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Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list and are listed in alphabetical order.
University of Utah Hospital (Salt Lake City). University of Utah Hospital opened its doors in 1965 and has grown to comprise four hospitals and 12 neighborhood health centers. The hospital is home to more than 1,000 board-certified physicians and 8,000 staff members. In October 2018, the University of Utah Health system created Family Planning Elevated, funded in part by $5 million in grant funding, to provide education and training for community organizations that deliver reproductive health services. In 2018-19, U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Utah Hospital the No. 1 hospital in the state.
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