Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Elkhart General Hospital Named 2013 HealthStrong™ Top 100 Hospital
Elkhart, Ind. – Elkhart General Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Health Analytics® 2013 HealthStrong™ Top 100 Hospitals in the country.
“Elkhart General Hospital is proud of the efforts of its physicians and staff who have contributed to our hospital achieving this designation,” said Greg Losasso, Elkhart General Hospital President. “This serves as a testimony to our staff’s commitment to patient-centered care.”
The 2013 HealthStrong™ Top 100 Hospitals, including Elkhart General Hospital, scored best hospitals on the iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index™. The Hospital Strength Index is the industry’s most comprehensive rating of hospitals and the results recognize the Top 100 hospitals – measuring them across 56 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency. Elkhart General is one of only two hospitals in Indiana to receive this designation. More information can be found at http://www.ivantagehealth.com/2013-healthstrong-hospitals/.
“iVantage seeks to help hospitals achieve their mission by conducting this type of research,” said John Morrow, Executive Vice President of iVantage Health Analytics, Inc. “The Index and analyses reveal that geographic variation, population health and superior performance are interrelated, and that they can result in lower cost, better outcomes and healthier communities nationwide.”
About Elkhart General Hospital
Elkhart General Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital located in Elkhart, Indiana. The full-service, 325-bed main hospital is comprised of 330 physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties, and over 2,000 employees serving in nursing, technical, administrative, and support capacities. Elkhart General Hospital is a Beacon Health System Care Partner. The Elkhart General Hospital website is www.egh.org. The Beacon Health System website is www.beaconhealthsystem.org.
About iVantage Health Analytics
iVantage Health Analytics® is a privately held healthcare business intelligence and technology company serving more than 500 hospitals across the United States. iVantage Health Analytics provides comparative healthcare analytics by integrating disparate market, clinical, operational, and financial data into a single platform for executive level business intelligence. For more information, visit www.iVantageHealth.com.