The University of Utah Hospital Center has earned a place on the top 10 list of most hospitably located health care facilities in the U.S., according to a report released today by the Center for Excellence in Health.
The University of Colorado Hospital Center is number two and Brigham and Women’s Hospital is number three.
The report, “The Top 10 Hospitals in the Country,” was compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics, a nonpartisan research group.
“The University Hospitals of Utah and University of California-San Francisco are among the top ten most hospitally located hospitals in the country, with a median occupancy rate of 94 percent and 92 percent, respectively,” the report said.
“The University Medical Center of Utah is also among the Top 10 most hospitizer-friendly hospitals in Utah.”
The Center for Care Excellence, an initiative of the UH Hospital Center and the University of Maryland, is one of five health care groups to be included in the study. “
We look forward to continuing to improve our patient care environment and continue to make a mark in improving the health of the community.”
The Center for Care Excellence, an initiative of the UH Hospital Center and the University of Maryland, is one of five health care groups to be included in the study.
It aims to improve the quality of care by measuring the quality, accessibility, cost-effectiveness, and quality-of-life of hospitals.
“We’re proud to have received this prestigious designation,” Brown said.
“In Utah, we have the highest concentration of physicians who are leaders in our field,” said David M. Shaffer, chairman and CEO of the Center.
“They work hard, they understand the complexities of care, and they do the research to make sure the health care provided is truly effective and effective for our families.”
The hospital and hospital affiliates ranked in the top 15 were chosen from a pool of 100 hospital locations in the state, with the top five receiving nominations from UH’s board of directors.
“Utah is a leader in health care and our hospital affiliates work hard to ensure that we provide quality care and care that is affordable and provides the highest levels of care to our patients,” Shaffer said.
A total of 913 patients were enrolled in the University Health System’s hospital-based acute care and long-term care care programs at the end of 2015.
The University Health Network also provided services to over 7,000 patients and 2,700 caregivers during the same period.
Utah ranked No. 1 in the nation in number of hospital beds, with 8.7 million beds in 2015.
It also has the largest number of long-stay care beds in the Midwest, with 7.4 million.