Published on March 10, 2015

Genesis Medical Centers Among Nation's HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals

Genesis Medical Centers in Davenport and Silvis have been named among the nation’s HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals by iVantage Health Analytics.

The study and announcement of 2015 HEALTHSTRONG Hospitals highlights top-performing hospitals as determined through the Hospital Strength INDEX.  The annual INDEX study is the industry’s most comprehensive rating system of hospitals and the results recognize top-performing hospitals.

Top-performing hospitals are measured across 62 performance metrics, including quality, patient outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency. Information and study findings can be found at www.iVantageINDEX.com.

“Genesis places tremendous emphasis on safety, quality, performance and satisfaction,’’ said Doug Cropper, president and CEO, Genesis Health System.  “This recognition is an affirmation that our efforts are making a difference to the patients we serve.

“Genesis shares this recognition with our medical staff and every employee who touches the lives of our patients.’’

“iVantage seeks to help hospitals meet the demands of the new healthcare environment  by providing a new level of transparency into the internal and external metrics which drive more informed decision making,” said Araby Thornewill, president of iVantage Health Analytics. “As the industry continues to evolve toward value-based delivery models, the Hospital Strength INDEX provides a unique perspective into how hospitals are responding to unprecedented change as well as advancing toward the ultimate goal of higher quality care at lower cost.”

About Genesis Health System
Genesis Health System, its affiliates and partners offer a continuum of health care services for a 12-county region of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Our affiliates include: Acute and tertiary hospital care at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport and DeWitt, Iowa and at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis and Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, Ill.; home health and hospice services through Genesis VNA and Hospice; Genesis Workplace Services, including occupational health, employee assistance program and wellness services for employers and their employees; the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House; senior living facilities offering rehabilitation and long-term care; Genesis Health Group, with nearly 200 primary care providers and specialists; the Genesis Quad Cities  Family Practice Residency program; Genesis Psychology Associates; three Convenient Care clinics; and Genesis Home Medical Equipment.  Partners include Genesis Medical Park, Crow Valley and Spring Street Surgical Center, Davenport and Genesis Imaging Centers.  Genesis manages Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa, Iowa. Genesis is one of the largest employers in the Quad Cities region with nearly 5,000 employees.  For more information, visit our Web site at www.genesishealth.com.

About iVantage Health Analytics
iVantage is a leading advisory and business analytic services company applying   Accelerated Healthcare Transformation™ and the VantagePoints™ platform to drive sustained, evidence-based results. The company’s unique combination of technology, content, and expert advisory services accelerates decision making for the new healthcare. For more visit, www.ivantagehealth.com.
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