Becker's Hospital Review Names University of Tennessee Medical Center As A 100 Great Hospital in America 2017
Published: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Today, Becker's Hospital Review released the 2017 edition of its list of 100 Great Hospitals in America. The University of Tennessee Medical Center is one of only three Tennessee hospitals to make the list. Vanderbilt University Medical Center and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are the other two Tennessee hospitals.
“Every team member at the medical center played a role in this accomplishment through their service and dedication to our patients, their families and our community,” said Joe Landsman, President and CEO of The University of Tennessee Medical Center. “It is an honor to be named in Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.”
The hospitals included on this list are renowned for excellence. They are industry leaders in innovation, quality patient care and clinical research, and have received recognition across various publications and accrediting organizations.
Becker's Hospital Review has published a version of this list since 2012.
The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of several ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News and World Report's 2016-17 Honor Roll and specialty rankings, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades, Truven Health Analytics top hospitals, Most Wired hospitals and Magnet accreditation. Organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list.
About Becker’s Hospital Review
Becker's Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Articles are geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable information, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers. Each issue of Becker's Hospital Review reaches more than 18,000 people, primarily acute care hospital CEOs, CFOs and CIOs.
About UT Medical Center
The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing, education and discovery. UT Medical Center, a 609-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center, serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky and Western North Carolina. The medical center, the region’s only Level I Trauma Center, is one of the largest employers in Knoxville. For more information about The University of Tennessee Medical Center, visit online at www.utmedicalcenter.org.