Top 100 Best in Value
St. Francis Health was named by Data Advantage LLC as a Top 100 Hospital: Best in Value HospitalsTM list from the 2009-2010 Hospital Value IndexTM, the first and only national study on U.S. hospitals and the value of care they provide.
The hospitals in the Top 100 list represent nearly every state in the U.S. St. Francis was the only hospital in Kansas that was named to the list.
"These are the hospitals that set the bar for the nation when it comes to value. If every hospital performed at the level of the Top 100, we found that more than $60 billion per year could be saved," said Hal Andrews, chief executive officer of Data Advantage.
"We are honored that St. Francis has been recognized for its stewardship in delivering value to patients," said Grant Wicklund, interim president and chief executive officer of St. Francis. "We appreciate the efforts of our physicians and staff and the work they do to provide care that is both high-quality and cost-effective and acknowledged as such by national consumer health organizations."
"The Hospital Value IndexTM winners are a geographically diverse group of hospitals that have a proven ability to deliver high value care to their communities and represent a model of care that other U.S. hospitals should look to," Andrews said. "As legislators consider health reform, we believe that it will be increasingly important to recognize and reward those hospitals that deliver outstanding value."
These results are part of the findings from the 2009-2010 Hospital Value IndexTM study, an analysis of the value of care provided at more than 4,500 U.S. hospitals.
For more information on the Voices of Value Summit and the Best in Value Hospitals, please visit www.HospitalValueIndex.com.