Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Ranked Among 100 Top Hospitals in the Nation, According to Thompson Reuters

April 17, 2012

Penn Medicine News Release

(PHILADELPHIA) — Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has ranked among the nation's top 100 hospitals, according to the annual study by Thompson Reuters. The study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications; patient safety; average patient stay; expenses; profitability; patient satisfaction; adherence to clinical standards of care; post-discharge mortality; and readmission rates for heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia. The study has been conducted annually since 1993.

"This is an incredible honor for the faculty, staff and administration at Penn Presbyterian," said Michele Volpe, executive director and CEO, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. "This recognition is further acknowledgment of the culture of excellence that we are committed to delivering every day. I am so proud of all the extraordinary people in the Presbyterian family who strive to provide the best in patient care, education and research." Read More

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