DETROIT (CBS Detroit) What makes a great hospital? Apparently, the staff at Beaumont Hospital in Troy know the answer.

Based on a hospital’s overall organizational performance, Beaumont in Troy was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.  This marks the 10th time Beaumont has been recognized as a top hospital since 1993.

The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals study evaluates performance in 10 areas encompassing quality, efficiency, finance and consumer assessment of care. The hospitals that made the list have the highest ranking on a composite score of all the measures.

“We are so proud that Truven Health has recognized us again,” says Nancy Susick, R.N., president, Beaumont Hospital, Troy. “We have a fantastic team here and this honor is a reflection of our hard work and dedication to providing high quality, high value care.”

Beaumont, Troy was one of 25 hospitals recognized in the “Teaching Hospitals” category.

To conduct the 100 Top Hospitals study, Truven Health researchers evaluated nearly 3,000 short-term, acute care, non-federal hospitals. Results are based on public information including Medicare cost reports; Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data; and core measures and patient satisfaction data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital Compare dataset. Hospitals do not apply and winners do not pay to market this honor.

More information on this study and other 100 Top Hospitals research is available HERE.

Opened in 1977, Beaumont Hospital in Troy is a 418-bed, acute care community teaching hospital that ranks among the nation’s highest-volume community hospitals for admissions and surgeries. Beaumont, Troy is a Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence. The hospital has been recognized 10 times as among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals.” Beaumont, Troy is recognized as “high performing” in 11 medical specialties for 2012-13 by U.S. News & World Report. Visit Beaumont’s website at


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