HCA Healthcare's Continental Division and HealthONE is excited to announce our recognition by IBM Watson Health as the top Large Health System in the country. Please help us spread the word to your constituents, and thank you from all our 11,000 HealthONE colleagues for all you do to keep our communities healthy and vibrant! Attached and below is additional information.
As compared to their peer health systems, the hospitals included on the IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems list had better results on performance indicators intended to measure clinical outcomes, operational efficiency and patient experience. Extrapolated data suggests:
·Approximately 43,000 additional lives saved;
·More than 29,000 additional patients being complication-free;
·Healthcare-associated infections being reduced by 12 percent; and
·Patients spending 38 fewer minutes in hospital emergency rooms, per visit.
To determine the hospitals included on the IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems list, IBM Watson Health researchers evaluated 332 health systems and 2,492 hospitals that are members of health systems.
Watson Health just named us the
#1 large health system in the country!
With hospital safety on everyone’s minds, it’s comforting to know a top-15 health system has a location nearby. The HCA Healthcare Continental Division, including the HealthONE system in Denver, is the Top Large Health System In The Country according to IBM Watson Health Top 15 Health Systems for 2020.
This yearly award is based on:
- Highest safety rates
- Lowest numbers of complications
- Short ER wait times
- Highest patient satisfaction
- Shorter hospital stays
“To be recognized as the best large health system in the nation is a testament to the dedication and efforts of our hospital teams,” said Sylvia Young, President and CEO of HCA Healthcare’s Continental Division. “Each of our hospital's first priority is providing a safe, high-quality patient experience. We hire top talent who have strong clinical and operational acumen and a passion for creating a memorable patient experience. This starts at the top with hospital leadership supporting colleagues who are at the bedside providing direct patient care, as well as colleagues in all areas of support services, who all have a relentless drive to fulfill our mission statement that ‘Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.’”
“HealthONE hospitals have a long history of high performance in the key areas examined in the Watson Health survey,” said John Hughes, chairman of the HealthONE Board of Directors. “This award is well-deserved and exemplifies the focus these teams place on providing high-quality, safe patient care while maintaining efficient operations and being responsible financial stewards.”
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About IBM Watson Health
IBM Watson Health is a data, analytics, and technology partner for the health industry. Supported by the innovation of IBM and intelligence of Watson, we are committed to helping build smarter health ecosystems. Through the combination of our deep industry expertise in health, data and analytics, actionable insights, and reputation for security and trust, Watson Health is working together with its clients and partners to help them achieve simpler processes, better care insights, faster breakthroughs, and improved experiences for people around the world. Learn more at https://www.ibm.com/watson-health. The list is determined using independent and objective research to analyze hospital and health systems. Organizations do not apply or pay for this honor or pay to promote their award. Award-winning hospitals and health systems serve as a model of excellence for the industry.