Fort Wayne, Ind. – Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 — Parkview Huntington Hospital has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as being a 100 top hospital award winner. Thomson Reuters recently released its annual study indentifying the 100 top U.S. hospitals based on their overall organizational performance.
The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals: National Benchmarks study evaluates performance in several areas.
*Average length of stay
*Adherence to clinical standards of care
*Post-discharge mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure and pneumonia
“We are pleased to be recognized as a leader in providing excellent health services,” said Darlene Garrett, chief operating officer, Parkview Huntington Hospital. “Our co-workers at Parkview Huntington Hospital work so hard each day and are committed to patient-centered care. Being chosen as a 100 top hospital award winner is a great accomplishment for our staff and sends a positive message to our community.”
“We are proud of Parkview Huntington Hospital for being recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country,” said Mike Packnett, president and CEO, Parkview Health. “Residents in Huntington County and surrounding communities are receiving the best care possible from our hospital staff. This is a great achievement as Parkview Huntington celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2010.”
Parkview Huntington Hospital was one of six hospitals in Indiana to be recognized. Parkview Huntington Hospital was an award winner for Small Community Hospitals, 25-99 acute care beds. The Thomson Reuters study has been conducted annually since 1993.