Bellvitge University Hospital has been awarded for the third consecutive year and the fifth time during its history (2004, 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011) as one of the best hospitals in Spain.
The TOP 20 award recognizes best global management practice evaluating very demanding indicators of activity, quality and efficiency. This year more than 160 hospitals throughout the state were evaluated. They were divided into several categories depending on the size and complexity.

Bellvitge University Hospital has been awarded the TOP 20 for best global management

The HUB participated in the highest category the one for Major National and Regional Hospitals of Reference. Other hospitals awarded in this category are Agrupació Sanitària Sant Joan de Déu – Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Hospital de Sant Pau – Puigvert Foundation and the University of Salamanca Healthcare Center.

Besides the award for best global management, the Hub has also been recognized as a Top 20 Hospital in the area of respiratory diseases, which includes patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer, and the services of Pneumology, Thoracic Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Internal and Emergency Medicine of the HUB.

The Top 20 excellence  award has been organized for over 12 years by the company IASIST. It is the only ones that established a ranking among Spanish hospitals using a methodology that compares results adjusted by complexity of the pathology treated and the centers (benchmarking). This analysis includes comparative data for average hospital stay, complication rate, mortality rate, surgery without hospital stay rate, avoidable hospital stay rate, readmission rate, productivity and cost.

November 2011

Notícies relacionades |Noticias relacionadas | Related news

Comments are closed.

Home | eHub | Email