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2014-03-18 08:31:29

PHOENIX, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banner Health is pleased to announce that its superior clinical quality has placed two of its medical centers among an elite group of hospitals. Nearly 3,000 hospitals in the country are eligible for the 100 Top Hospital Award. Truven Health Analytics has named Banner Boswell Medical Center in Sun City, Ariz. to its annual list of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for the third consecutive year. Also celebrating the achievement is North Colorado...

2011-03-29 16:09:00

WINFIELD, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill. was today named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100715/DC35744LOGO) The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications;...

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade at The Leapfrog Group's 10th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C. last night. Only two hospitals in the nation received the special recognition "” the other being the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore (UMMC). This is the first honor of its kind and was created to coincide with Leapfrog's 10th anniversary. Seattle (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Virginia Mason Medical Center was named Top Hospital of the Decade...

2008-10-02 12:06:59

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is one of only seven children's hospitals in the nation to have been selected as a 2008 Top Hospital by a national organization that evaluates patient safety at more than 1,220 participating hospitals. Children's Hospital's recognition was based on the results of the 2008 Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which is the nation's premier hospital patient safety evaluation tool. Thirty-three hospitals, including seven...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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