St. Cloud Hospital earns HealthStrong award

Vantage Health Analytics has recognized St. Cloud Hospital as one of the 2013 HealthStrongTM Top 100 Hospitals.

The award is based on St. Cloud Hospital’s performance using iVantage’s Hospital Strength IndexTM. iVantage scores hospitals on 56 individual metrics, then calculates percentile rankings based on performance in comparison to all hospitals in the study group. More than 4,400 U.S. hospitals were ranked.

iVantage notes that Top 100 HealthStrong hospitals:

• Score better in patient safety and clinical outcomes.

• Have a stronger financial performance, relating to better patient outcomes and lower consumer costs.