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Aurora West Allis Medical Center Ranked Among the Top 100 U.S. Hospitals
Date:3/31/2009

ts of all of our caregivers in ensuring that our patients receive a better care experience than they can get anywhere else."

Thomson Reuters is a leading health care consultant that annually analyzes publicly available data to identify their top 100 facilities. This year's analysis included 3,000 short-term, acute-care hospitals.

"The 100 Top Hospitals winners raised the bar again this year, delivering a higher level of reliable care and greater value for their communities," says Jean Chenoweth, senior vice president for performance improvement and 100 Top Hospitals programs at Thomson Reuters.

Chenoweth notes that if all Medicare inpatients received the same level of care as those at the winning hospitals:

  • More than 107,500 patients would survive each year.
  • Nearly 132,000 patient complications would be avoided annually.
  • Expenses would decline by $5.9 billion per year.
  • The average patient stay would decrease by nearly half a day.

More information on this study and the 100 Top Hospitals research is available at www.100tophospitals.com and www.modernhealthcare.com.

Joining Aurora West Allis on this year's list of honorees is Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of care. Aurora provides care at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and Illinois.


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