United Regional (Wichita Falls, TX) earned distinction as one of the Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals®, from a field of nearly 3,000 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals. Performance in various clinical, financial and patient satisfaction measures helped United Regional win this recognition. Leadership across these 10 categories reflects a commitment to developing and maintaining a hospital-wide culture of excellence and the motivation to adopt new technologies and techniques that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. United Regional also received an Everest Award. Only 17 hospitals in the country received this honor, which recognizes both greatest five-year improvement and top one-year performance. We recently talked with Dwayne McKee, Director of Clinical Intelligence and Business Intelligence at United Regional, to get his thoughts on how technology supported patient care quality initiatives that contributed to his organization achieving these honors. […]
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