was named among the top 100 hospitals in the nation for the first time, according to a recent Thomson Reuters report.
Two other Main Line Health hospitals were also named to the list—Bryn Mawr Hospital for the third time and Paoli Hospital for the fourth time, states a Main Line Health press release.
Bryn Mawr and Lankenau ranked in the "teaching hospitals" category, and Paoli ranked in the "medium community hospitals" category, according to the report.
“Once again, a national organization has recognized the outstanding efforts of our physicians, nurses, clinical and non-clinical staff in providing a superior experience for our patients and community,” said Jack Lynch, president and CEO of Main Line Health in a press release. “This speaks volumes about the quality of people and programs we have throughout Main Line Health and I congratulate everyone involved in this Top 100 achievement.”
The award winners were selected from among almost 3,000 U.S. hospitals.
Key performance measures used included: Risk-adjusted mortality index, risk-adjusted complications index, risk-adjusted patient safety index, core measures score, 30-day mortality rate, 30-day risk-adjusted readmission rate, severity-adjusted average length of stay, case mix- and wage-adjusted inpatient expense per adjusted discharge, profitability (operating profit margin) and HCAHPS score (patient rating of overall hospital performance).