Becker's Hospital Review Names Porter Adventist Hospital In National List Of 100 Great Hospitals

(DENVER) Porter Adventist Hospital of Centura Health has been named one of the 2015 top 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a source of business and legal information for health care industry leaders. Porter Adventist Hospital is only one of three hospitals in the state of Colorado to be featured on the list. The hospitals and health systems featured are considered to be some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.

Hospitals included on the list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as research hubs or local anchors of wellness. A version of this list has been published each year since 2011.

To develop the list, Becker's Hospital Review's editorial team conducted research and evaluated reputable hospital ranking sources, such as U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Leapfrog Group and several other resources. The final result is a group of 100 hospitals that are leaders in their region, their state and the nation in terms of high-quality patient care.

Porter Adventist Hospital is a full service, Nursing Magnet designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center for complex medicine and surgery patients. Porter specializes in cancer care, joint replacement, heart and vascular procedures, spinal surgery, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplants. They have also received numerous awards and honors including: The HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an A rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. Porter is sponsored by Adventist Health System and is part of Centura Health, the regions largest hospital and health care network. For more information on Porter Adventist Hospital, visit our website, or follow the hospital on Twitter or on Facebook.

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Porter Adventist Hospital is proud to be recognized with this high honor, says Morre Dean, CEO. As we celebrate 85 years in the Denver community, we remain dedicated to providing high-quality, advanced health care to patients and their families.

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    Media Contact:
    Chrissy Nicholson
    Porter Adventist Hospital
    303-765-6484
    christinanicholson@centura.org