is pleased to release the 2016 edition of its list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.
[READ MORE] Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center was established in 1996 with the merger of Barnes Hospital and The Jewish Hospital of St. Both Barnes Hospital and Jewish Hospital brought their own rich history to the table. [READ MORE] Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak stems back to 1955, when it opened as a 238-bed hospital. The hospital is now a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric healthcare, which takes in approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year. In 1980, three of Boston's oldest and most esteemed Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals — Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Robert Breck Brigham Hospital and the Boston Hospital for Women — merged to form Brigham and Women's Hospital. Carolinas Medical Center was founded in 1940 as Charlotte Memorial Hospital.Years later, after growing into a three-hospital health system, Beaumont – Royal Oak is a 1,070-bed tertiary care, teaching, research and referral hospital. Later, in 1994, Brigham and Women's united with Massachusetts General Hospital to form the nonprofit Partners Health Care. The hospital has undergone several expansions and grown into the 874-bed general medical and surgical facility it is today. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center began as two small organizations built by the Jewish community.It is the primary adult teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin with 1,366 physicians, more than 1,000 students and 516 beds.[READ MORE] In the early 1900s at the age of 85, Abigail Geisinger, who was born and raised in Danville, led the creation of a hospital that would ultimately become Geisinger Health System. Foss, MD, a young physician, to serve as the hospital's first surgeon-in-chief.We broke down a few categories of information to highlight some unique aspects of the 100 hospitals mentioned on this list.
Included were the bed size, teaching hospitals, age of the hospital, and whether it is physician- or woman-led.
The system, a member of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health, is a referral center for Central Florida, the Southeastern states and part of the Caribbean and Latin America.
[READ MORE] Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital is one of three hospitals and 25 health centers and clinics that comprise the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin network.
In its own facility now on a 10-acre campus, the hospital building has nine floors, 13 operating suites and a 20,000-square-foot family resource and activity center.
[READ MORE] Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D. Founded in 1870, Children's National Medical Center has provided healthcare to children for more than 140 years in the nation's capital.
The medical center was founded in 1883 by three Cincinnati women who wanted to open a hospital specifically for children. The hospital was founded in 1893.[READ MORE] Duke University Hospital is the flagship hospital for Duke Health and is licensed for 938 beds.