Nine hospitals designated “Community Value Five-Star Hospitals”
Cleverley + Associates, a national healthcare consulting and benchmarking organization, has included nine Intermountain hospitals among its designated “Community Value Five-Star Hospitals” for 2014.
Hospitals that achieved Community Value Index scores within the top quintile (20 percent) of all hospitals within their group received the “Five-Star” designation. Scores are based on the value the hospitals provide for their communities based on financial viability, facility reinvestments, maintenance of a low-cost structure, and high quality patient care at reasonable prices.
Intermountain’s “Five-Star” hospitals for 2014 include: Alta View, American Fork, LDS, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, Riverton, Sevier Valley, Utah Valley Regional, and Valley View. To view the full list of “Community Value Five-Star Hospitals,” click here
Intermountain hospitals honored for low heart failure readmission rates
Three Intermountain hospitals are included on a new list of the 47 hospitals in America with the lowest 30-day heart failure readmission rates. The list was recently published by Becker’s Healthcare, a national company that provides business and legal information for the healthcare industry. The three hospitals are McKay-Dee, Intermountain Medical Center, and Dixie Regional Medical Center.
The data cited by Becker’s are from Hospital Compare, a website provided by Medicare to help healthcare consumers compare the quality of hospital services. The site is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
No other Utah hospitals are included among the 47 U.S. hospitals with the lowest readmission rates. To see the complete list, click here