DHR named Top 82 Physician-Owned Hospitals to Know

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) is pleased to announce it was named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top “82 Physician Owned Hospitals to Know.” The report, which was issued last month, highlights some of the highest performing hospitals that are partly or fully owned by physicians.

In the United States, there are approximately 240 physician-owned hospitals. The 82 hospitals on Becker’s Hospital Review’s list have earned recognition from various reputable sources, including Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, The Joint Commission, Press Ganey and CareChex. They have also earned high scores from CMS' Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team chose hospitals for inclusion based on these accolades.

As evidence of the success that led Doctors Hospital at Renaissance to be named among the Top “82 Physician-Owned Hospitals to Know,” DHR was ranked among U.S. News and World Reports “Best Hospitals” for 2013-2014, receiving high achievement marks in seven specialty areas—cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and pulmonology. DHR was the only hospital in the Rio Grande Valley to receive a top-performing ranking in 2013-2014. In addition to its seven high achievement marks, DHR was named the Best Hospital in Hidalgo County.

In addition to its “Best Hospitals” accolades, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance was the only healthcare facility in the Rio Grande Valley to receive an “A” rating in the Spring 2014 hospital patient safety scores. The Hospital Safety Score is designed to protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. Doctors Hospital at Renaissance’s “A” score is the highest grade in patient safety that a hospital can achieve. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog).

The full list of Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top “82 Physician Owned Hospitals to Know’ can be read here:

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/81-physician-owned-hospitals-to-know-2014.html

Note: The Becker’s Hospital Review list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers. Hospitals cannot pay to be included on the 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. Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders, and we work to provide valuable content, 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 Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) is a 530-bed physician-owned health system that offers some of the most comprehensive medical care on the U.S. Southern Border. From general acute care services and graduate medical education to individually-tailored wellness and preventative health programs, at DHR over 600 physicians and more than 1,000 nurses dedicate themselves to offering a full continuum of care in over 55 different sub-specialties.Founded in 1997 to help over 1.2 million residents resolve limited health care access challenges in a community that lacked public and county hospitals, DHR continues to be the premier healthcare provider in South Texas. For more information, please call (956) DOCTORS (362-8677) or visit our website at www.dhr-rgv.com.

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