July 20, 2022
Smyrna, TN -- TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center has been named to the Fortune/Merative® 100 Top Hospitals list. With this honor, TriStar StoneCrest is ranked as one of the top-performing medium community hospitals in the United States. The annual list was recently published by Fortune.
Merative, a data, analytics and technology partner for the health industry, has identified the top hospitals from a rigorous evaluation of 2,650 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals in the U.S. The annual list recognizes excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience, and financial health. Merative, formerly IBM Watson Health, established the list to help identify best practices that may help other healthcare organizations achieve consistent, balanced, and sustainable high performance.
“I am excited for our staff to be recognized for their commitment to providing excellent care for our community,” said Lou Caputo, Chief Executive Officer at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center. “We are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and compassion for our patients and their families while expanding our services to meet the healthcare needs of the community.”
Recognition as one of the Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals demonstrates TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to prioritize patient-centered care. According to Merative, as compared to similar hospitals, the hospitals included on the Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list had better results on key clinical and operational performance indicators. These include survival rates, patient complications, healthcare associated infections, 30-day mortality and 30-day hospital-wide readmission rates, length of stay, throughput in emergency departments, inpatient expenses, profitability and ratings from patients. The Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals lists also incorporates a community health measure into its ranking process.