Birnbaum Quality Award for Excellence Given to Six Intermountain Hospitals
Six Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in Utah have been recognized nationally for demonstrating excellence in delivering high-quality care based on the annual Vicient Quality and Accountability Study.
Those recognized in the 2022 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Rankings include: Intermountain Cedar City Hospital; Intermountain Layton Hospital; Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital; Intermountain McKay-Dee Hospital (Ogden, Utah); Intermountain Medical Center (Murrary, Utah); and Intermountain St George Regional Hospital.
“These six hospitals’ recognitions as top performers is a testament to the skill and commitment to our values and fundamentals of care,” said JP Valin, MD, Intermountain Healthcare’s chief clinical officer. “Everything we do at Intermountain is for the well-being of our patients and our communities.”
“I am proud of our caregivers for delivering outstanding patient outcomes thanks to their relentless focus on quality, safety, equity, and clinical excellence,” he added.
The Vicient study ranks 650 hospitals based on data measurements analyzing safety, mortality, effectiveness, efficiency, patient centeredness and equity.
The study aims to help participating hospitals understand where they stand among peer hospitals and highlights how specific health systems perform at a high level.
“Hospitals today are using data and analytics to help them more effectively deliver superior clinical outcomes and patient experiences,” said David Levine, group senior vice president, advanced analytics and product management for Vicient. “As a Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Top Performer, Intermountain has demonstrated a successful leadership style, a shared sense of purpose, a focus on results, and a culture of collaboration.”
For more information on the rankings, go here.
About Intermountain Healthcare
Based in Utah with locations in seven states and additional operations across the western US, Intermountain Healthcare is a nonprofit system of 33 hospitals, 385 clinics, medical groups with some 3,800 employed physicians and advanced practice providers, a health plans division with more than one million Members called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is committed to improving community health and is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare by using evidence-based best practices to consistently deliver high-quality outcomes at sustainable costs. For more information, see Intermountain Healthcare.