University of Arizona Medical Center –University Campus was named today to the 2014 list of “100 Great Hospitals in America” compiled byBecker’s Hospital Review, a Chicago-based trade publication.
UAMC – University Campus was one of three Arizona hospitals named to the annual list and the only one in Tucson. It is the third year UAMC has been included.The complete 2014 list can be seen here:http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/100-great-hospitals-2014/full-list.html
According to Becker’s Hospital Review, hospitals included on its 100 Great Hospitals list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as academic hubs or local mainstays. “They are among the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused health-care facilities in the nation,” said Heather Punke, list editor.
To develop the list, the publication conducted research, considered nominations and evaluated hospital ranking sources such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics’ 100 Top Hospitals, Healthgrades, Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Leapfrog Group and other resources.
About University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus
UAMC – University Campus, along with its sister hospital, UAMC – South Campus, are part of the University of Arizona Health Network, Arizona’s premier academic medical network. UAMC – University Campus is Southern Arizona’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. As the primary teaching hospital of the UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy, the 479-bed hospital is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching new health-care professionals and conducting ground-breaking research across multiple disciplines.