Trinity Rock Island included on Becker's Hospital Review's '100 Great Hospitals in America'


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Originally Posted Online: April 23, 2013, 6:23 pm
Last Updated: April 23, 2013, 8:14 pm
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Trinity Rock Island has been included on Becker's Hospital Review's annual list, "100 Great Hospitals in America."

Trinity Rock Island, an affiliate of UnityPoint Health – Trinity, is the only local hospital on the list, according to a Trinity news release. .

According to the announcement from Becker's, "… these 100 organizations have demonstrated a commitment to the health of their communities, and they've done so through unceasing self-improvement and growth.

The hospitals included in this list have proven to be innovators for medical treatments, research, technology and care delivery. These hospitals are home to medical breakthroughs and act as anchors of health within their respective communities."

The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team analyzed data from sources including U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics' 100 Top Hospitals, HealthGrades, Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Studer Group and the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program to establish the 2013 list.

To see the full list, visit beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-great-hospitals-in-america-2013.html.




















 




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