Aspirus Wausau Hospital is one of the top 100 hospitals in the country for 2017 according to a study released by Truven Health Analytics™. This is the fifth consecutive year Aspirus Wausau Hospital has earned the 100 Top Hospitals Award® from Truven.
The annual Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study incorporates independent public data, risk-adjusted and peer-reviewed methodology, and key performance metrics to arrive at an objective analysis of the best hospitals in the nation.
“This recognition is a testament to our entire team of dedicated employees, our physician partners and our commitment to serving community members from the Wausau area and beyond,” said Aspirus Wausau Hospital President Darrell Lentz. “Our goal is to deliver safe, high-quality care to each and every person we serve.”
According to the Truven Health national balanced scorecard, this year’s 100 Top Hospitals study revealed significant achievements from Aspirus Wausau Hospital and the other 99 award winning hospitals. The study concluded the highest-performing hospitals:
Truven’s annual 100 Top Hospitals study uses only publicly available data to identify the nation’s hospitals that provide the highest level of value to their communities. It uses a national balanced scorecard based on key performance measures, including mortality, inpatient complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction, adherence to clinical standards of care, post-discharge mortality and readmission rates.
According to Truven if the new national benchmarks of high performance established by Aspirus Wausau Hospital and the other 2017 award winning hospitals were achieved by all hospitals in the US, the following would be true:
Truven Health has produced this study and its list of winners for more than two decades, and it has become one of the leading ways the industry can measure hospital performance in the US. For the full list of the 100 Top Hospitals, please visit 100tophospitals.com.