Prime Healthcare Services, CottageHealth System Recognized in Thomson Reuters Study
Prime Healthcare Services and Cottage Health System were recognized in the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals study. Ontario-based Prime Healthcare Services was acknowledged in the category of medium health systems as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in the nation based on quality of care, efficiency and patient satisfaction. Santa Barbara-based Cottage Health System was recognized in the category of small health systems.
The Prime Healthcare hospitals included in this study were Centinela Regional Medical Center, Chino Valley Medical Center, Desert Valley Hospital, Encino Hospital Medical Center, Garden Grove Medical Center, Huntington Beach Hospital, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, Montclair Hospital Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital, San Dimas Community Hospital, Shasta Regional Medical Center, Sherman Oaks Hospital and West Anaheim Medical Center.
Cottage Health System operates Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Cottage Children’s Hospital, Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital.
Study comparisons included the following factors: mortality index, complications index, patient safety index, core measures (mean percentage), AMI 30-day mortality rate, HF 30-day mortality rate, pneumonia 30-day mortality rate, AMI 30-day readmission rate, HF 30-day readmission rate, pneumonia 30-day readmission rate, average length of stay, HCAHPS score.