Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin named in 100 top hospitals in country

Special to The Freeman

March 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE For the third straight year, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital is named in the annual 100 Top Hospitals list released by Truven Health Analytics.

Froedtert is one of 15 major teaching hospitals on a list that classifies hospitals as Major Teach Hospitals, Teaching Hospitals, and Large, Medium and Small Community Hospitals.

Froedtert is the only Wisconsin hospital in the Major Teaching Hospitals category, and one of just five state hospitals to make the overall list.

The 100 Top Hospitals study, which has been conducted annually since 1993, identifies 100 hospitals that have been objectively proven to provide high value to their communities.

Truven Health researchers evaluated 3,000 short-term, acute-care, non-federal hospitals.

They used public information Medicare cost reports, Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data, and core measures and patient satisfaction data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website.

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